Dr Rex Patterson: a biographical portrait

Megarrity, Lyndon (2017) Dr Rex Patterson: a biographical portrait. Queensland Journal of Labour History, 25. pp. 44-56.

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The year 2016 saw the passing of a proud political champion of the north: Dr Rex Patterson, the first Minister for Northern Australia. This biographical study of Patterson is designed to encourage greater historical interest in the life and times of a Queensland Labor MP who made an important contribution to Australian public life.

Item ID: 51449
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
ISSN: 1832-9926
Keywords: Northern Australia; Mackay; ALP; Labor politics; Whitlam; Queensland political history
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This is an edited version of an article published in 2016 by the TJ Ryan Foundation http://www.tjryanfoundation.org.au/ entitled 'Northern dreams, national realities: the life and times of Dr Rex Patterson'.

Projects and Grants: Australian Prime Ministers Centre Fellowship 2010-11
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2017 02:39
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1606 Political Science > 160601 Australian Government and Politics @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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