Dr Selwyn Cornish, Reserve Bank historian, linking Australian Treasurer Edward Theodore with Keynes’s Treatise on Money. Cornish is interviewed by Garry Sturgess, assisted by Steve Moxey, cinematographer.
Ross Fitzgerald, author of “Red Ted”: The Life of E.G.Theodore talks of Theodore’s Fiduciary Notes Bill and its defeat in the senate. In quick succession, the Scullin Government would then fall with Theodore being routed […]
William Watt was twice Premier of Victoria before switching to federal politics becoming Australia’s Treasurer, Acting Prime Minister and later Speaker of the House of Representatives. For someone who was Acting Prime Minister for 16 […]
On 1930s Australian Treasurer Ted Theodore’s qualities.
Biographer Paul Ormonde reflects on the title for his book on Jim Cairns – the inspirational leader of Australia’s anti-Vietnam war movement. Cairns, a controversial figure, rose to the position of Treasurer and Deputy Prime […]
E. G. Theodore, one of Australia’s most enterprising and unusual political figures, was Treasurer and Premier of Queensland and later Federal Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia in the Scullin Labor government. Here Ross […]
The shifting frame of ideas Politics Professor James Walter gives Keynes as an example of how the accepted frame of ideas can change, the once unorthodox can become the new status quo.