ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0107 Transition to Self Government Oral History Project

Scope and content notes

Call Number HMSS 0107
Collection Transition to Self Government Oral History Project
Date Range 1990-1992
Quantity 0.18m  (1 manuscript box)
Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions research only, no publication 
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Oral History project conducted by Bill Oakes and Lynne Reader of the University of Canberra as part of research into the processes involved in the transition of the ACT to self-government. Some notes transcripts of the taped material are included, as well as Papers and Proceedings of the ACT Self-Government First Anniversary Seminar.

Interviews are recorded on 90 minute audio cassettes.

Box List

Interview Number Interviewee Name Date
1 Federal Politicians: Ellicott, Bob 22/02/1991
2 Federal Politicians: Enderby, Kep 21/02/1991
3 Federal Politicians: Fry, Ken 11/06/1990
4 Federal Politicians: Gorton, Sir John 14/02/1991
5 Federal Politicians: Haslem, John 12/06/1990
6 Federal Politicians: Hodgman, Michael 15/04/1991
7 Federal Politicians: Holding, Clyde 12/03/1991
8 Federal Politicians: Kelly, Ros 10/04/1992
9 Federal Politicians: Langmore, John 15/02/1991
10 Federal Politicians: McMullan, Bob 25/06/1990
11 Federal Politicians: Punch, Gary 26/03/1992
12 Federal Politicians: Reid, Margaret 16/07/1990
13 Federal Politicians: Scholes, Gordon 13/09/1990
14 Federal Politicians: Staley, Tony 14/04/1991
15 Federal Politicians: Uren, Tom 22/07/1992
16 Territory Politicians: Collaery, Bernard 06/09/1992
17 Territory Politicians: Craven, Sue 17/04/1991
18 Territory Politicians: Duby, Craig 08/17/1992
19 Territory Politicians: Fitzgerald, Alan 30/08/1990
20 Territory Politicians: Follett, Rosemary 19/06/1991
21 Territory Politicians: Kaine, Trevor 23/04/1991
22 Territory Politicians: Leedman, Jim 04/05/1990
23 Territory Politicians: Moore, Michael 17/08/1992
24 (a & b) Territory Politicians: Pead, Jim 16/04/1991
25 Territory Politicians: Pye, Bill 15/08/1990
26 Territory Politicians: Stevenson, Dennis 23/07/1991
27 Territory Politicians: Vivian, Ivor 20/09/1990
28 (a & b) Territory Politicians: Whalan, Paul 24/05/1990
29

Ex-Secretaries of Departments of Interior/Capital Territory/Territory: Blunn, Tony

27/02/1991
30 Ex-Secretaries of Departments of Interior/Capital Territory/Territory: Daniels, Laurie 30/05/1990
31 Ex-Secretaries of Departments of Interior/Capital Territory/Territory: Enfield, John 22/11/1990
32 Ex-Secretaries of Departments of Interior/Capital Territory/Territory: Engledow, Lou 05/Oct/1990
33 Ex-Secretaries of Departments of Interior/Capital Territory/Territory: Kingsland, Sir Richard 21/05/1990
34

Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Fisher, Norman

15/01/1991-16/01/1991
35 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Foskett, Alan 13/02/1991
36 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Gillespie, Lyall 07/06/1990
37 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Harris, Bill 05/02/1991
38 (a & b) Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Lansdown, Bob 30/11/1990
39 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Lawrence, Bill 11/04/1990
40 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Madden, Richard 27/03/1991
41 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Morgan, Neil 18/09/1990
42 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Smith, Sir David 20/07/1990
43 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Turner, John 18/07/1990
44 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Whitley, Gary 24/04/1990
45 Other ACT/Commonwealth Officers: Willmot, Eric 28/02/1991
46 Others: Bourke, Kath - Community involvement 11/07/1990
47 Others: Cutts, Llois –and a member of the Craig Task Force 20/06/1990
48 Others: Else-Mitchell, Justice Rae – Former chairman of the Commonwealth Grants Commission 10/04/1991
49 Others: Glee son, Vic – Former secretary of the ACT ALP and Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Canberra 22/08/1990
50 Others: Juddery, Bruce - Journalist 08/08/1990
51 Others: Matthews, Ian – Former editor of the Canberra Times 09/07/1990
52 Others: McDonald, Charles – Secretary, Trades and Labor Council 25/07/1990
53 Others: Mackerras, Malcolm – Psephologist and Senior Lecturer in Politics, Australian Defence Force Academy 23/07/1990
54 Others: Nairn, Rosemary – Committee for ACT Self-Government 12/11/1990
55 Others: Nelson, Alan – Referendum First Committee 11/10/1990
56 Others: Schall, Robin – Chairman, Canberra Association for Regional Development 23/06/1992 (missing Aug 2005)
57 Others: Waterford, Jack – Journalist and Assistant Editor, Canberra Times 27/11/1990
58 Others: Wettenhall, Roger – Professor of Public Administration, University of Canberra 23/05/1991
59 (a, b, c & d) Others: ACT Government Seminar – 5 tapes
60 Others: First Anniversary Oration by ACT Chief Minister Trevor Kaine 11/05/1990
51 Others: Don Rowatt on Prue Goward Show 09/05/1990

Notes of Interviews: Ryan, Susan

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview) 

Notes of Interviews: Bourke, Kath

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview) 

Notes of Interviews: Cutts, Llois

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview) 

Notes of Interviews: Daniels, Laurie

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview) 

Notes of Interviews: Fry, Ken

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview) 

Notes of Interviews: Gillespie, Lyall

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Glee son, Vic

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)


Notes of Interviews: Haslem, John

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: McDonald, Charles

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Mackerras, Malcolm

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Mathews, Ian

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: McMullan, Bob

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Pye, Bill

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Reid, Margaret

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Smith, David

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Notes of Interviews: Whitley, Gary

(typed and manuscript notes on the background of interviewees and topics covered in the interview)

Governing the Two Canberras : Canberra as Federal Capital and Canberra as a Place to Live edited by W.K. Oakes and L.J. Reeder, 1991