Great Australian Speeches: Landmark Speeches that Defined and Shaped Our Nation
Great Australian Speeches' brings together a diverse and often moving collection of over 50 speeches ranging from colonial times to the present day. Some have resonated with a power enough to shape the nation; others encapsulate the best - and worst of the Australian character. This selection proves that stirring oratory is not simply the preserve of politicians and military figures.
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The light on the hill 12 June 1949
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