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Lunch with Laurie Oakes

Laurie Oakes' retirement address - on media, politics and the past.

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AAP Medianet - 31 August 2017

Chris Uhlmann replacing Laurie Oakes at Nine and Mumbrella News Editor Paul Wallbank profiled.  

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Chapter 2: Lunch at $5 a head

In 1973 the club was going well. It was thought good to have a president who was well known, one who had the ability to attract top speakers. Pat Tennison managed to attract an impressive array of politicians, including Don Dunstan, Premier of South Australia; Rupert Hamer, Premier of Victoria; Gough Whitlam, Prime Minister; Don Chipp; Billy Snedden; and Bill Hayden.

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Chapter 10. A media circus

In 2004, in a burst of social enthusiasm, the club staged a Journalists Ball that, just once, arguably overshadowed the Quills dinner. It was the brainchild of committee member Genevieve Brammall who wanted to put on a night like the Quills – ”but without the speeches.

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