Bob Hawke

Australian politician, 23rd Prime Minister of Australia

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Robert James Lee Hawke was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991. A member of the Labor Party, Hawke served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Wills from 1980 to 1992.

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Bob Hawke's private grief over his family shaped his life, reports Helen Pitt.
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The Labor party has made an election promise to purchase the childhood home of Bob Hawke in South Australia and turn it into a museum.
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Hawke worked hard but those who worked with him also had lots of fun.
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As prime minister, Bob Hawke wrote letters to children across the country who had voiced their concerns on everything from nuclear war to rubbish in the local..
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Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89. He was the country’s third longest serving prime minister -- and a record-holding beer..
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Chinese Australians are paying tribute to the late prime minister Bob Hawke, saying he changed their lives forever after accepting thousands in the wake of the..
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Candles lit, heads bowed, Labor true believers and unionists have gathered at Melbourne's Trades Hall to pay respect to former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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Despite championing Indigenous rights during his leadership, this was one issue Robert Hawke was unable to resolve.
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The other partner in the reform project of the 1980s and 90s, ACTU secretary Bill Kelty, chokes back tears as he talks about his mate of 53 years.
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On the eve of a predicted Labor election win, the nation is mourning the party's most successful prime minister, Bob Hawke, who died at his Sydney home at 89.
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Hawke taught Labor it wasn't enough to win office and shake up the world in a flourish; we had to win election after election to set our reforms in concrete.
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Bob Hawke said his work to end apartheid in South Africa was one of his proudest achievements. SBS News takes a look back at Australia's longest serving Labor..
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Bob Hawke said his work to end apartheid in South Africa was one of his proudest achievements. SBS News takes a look back at Australia's longest serving Labor..
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On the final day of the federal election campaign, the former prime minister has been accused of using Bob Hawke's death for "political point-scoring".
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On the final day of the federal election campaign, the former prime minister has been accused of using Bob Hawke's death for "political point-scoring".
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Six days after the 1989 massacre at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, Bob Hawke wept along with hundreds of mourners at a memorial service at Parliament House.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has paid tribute to Bob Hawke after the former prime minister died two days before the federal election.
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In May 1988, Bob Hawke and Queen Elizabeth attended the Queen Elizabeth II Bicentenary Stakes in Canberra.
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On the final day of the federal election campaign, the former prime minister has been accused of using Bob Hawke's death for "political point-scoring".
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Former Labor leader Kim Beazley, who served as a minister in Bob Hawke's cabinet, says he is devastated the former prime minister has died.
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Bob Hawke's leadership changes Australia in many ways that we take for granted. Here are just a few of the great man's greatest hits.
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Australia's old and new parliaments will mark the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke, who worked in both buildings.
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Business groups have applauded the life of Bob Hawke for helping to build a strong and competitive Australian economy.
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Back in 1994, every media outlet wanted to capture the first photo of Bob Hawke with his new love Blanche d'Alpuget. Finally, one man got it - with Hawke in his..
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Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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He's been described as the labour movement's "Greatest son" and his achievements helped shape modern Australia. Bob Hawke - the Labor Party's longest serving..
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High profile Australians have reacted to the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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Tony Abbott has been savaged on social media for his tribute to Bob Hawke, which has been decried as self-serving and wrong.
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Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke at the age of 89.
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On the final day of the federal election campaign, the former prime minister has been accused of using Bob Hawke's death for "political point-scoring".
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The charismatic politician helped to modernise the economy and was renowned for his love of beer.
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Former prime minister John Howard says Bob Hawke, who died on Thursday, brought significant authority to the office of prime minister.
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His wife, Blanche d'Alpuget, has confirmed that the former Labor prime minister died on Thursday.
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A young girl wrote to Bob Hawke in 1985 after struggling to deal with the death of her grandmother - that letter is now trending on social media.
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are gearing up for the final day of campaigning, but the mood is subdued after the death of Bob Hawke.
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Former Labor leader Kim Beazley, who served as a minister in Bob Hawke's cabinet, says he is devastated the former prime minister has died.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten has paid tribute to Bob Hawke after the former prime minister died two days before the federal election, casting a cloud on the polls.
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Bill Shorten are gearing up for the final day of campaigning before Australians head to the polls on Saturday.
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Scott Morrison is in Queensland for the final day of the election campaign, as Australians mourn the death of former prime minister Bob Hawke at the age of 89.
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison paid tribute to Bob Hawke, the country's longest-serving Labor Party prime minister, who died at the age of 89. "The..
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Scott Morrison says former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke made the nation stronger through his passion and courage but most would remember "the bloke" he was.
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Labor leader Bill Shorten says Australia loved Bob Hawke, describing the former PM as a man who brought the country together and changed it for the better.
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Australia is much poorer for the death of former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke, says Paul Keating, who was his treasurer before toppling him from leadership.
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On the eve of a predicted Labor election win, the nation is mourning the party's most successful prime minister, Bob Hawke, who died at his Sydney home at 89.
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A look at the life of former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke, from his early years to rising through the unions before parliament, where he scored the top job.
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The former Australian prime minister, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died aged 89.
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Bob Hawke's charisma and powers of persuasion earned him near-folk hero status among many Australians
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Mr Abbott's statement on Twitter drew more than 3000 replies, most of them negative.
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Bob Hawke will be remembered for many things. Here are some of the most meaningful changes he made - and some of the more quirky ones too.
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Labor figures have paid tribute to former prime minister Bob Hawke.
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His wife, Blanche d'Alpuget, has confirmed that the former Labor prime minister died on Thursday.
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Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the death of Bob Hawke, the opposition Labor..
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Australia’s longest serving Labor prime minister, Bob Hawke, has passed away. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian – many would say the greatest..
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His wife, Blanche d'Alpuget, has confirmed that the former Labor prime minister died on Thursday.
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His outburst after the historic America's Cup victory helped cement his popularity, telling the country "any boss who sacks anyone for not turning up today is a..
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Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on..
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Former prime minister Bob Hawke has died peacefully at home, aged 89, his wife Blanche d'Alpuget has confirmed in a statement.
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Ambitious and charismatic Australian politician who led his Labor Party to three election victories.
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Bob Hawke, Australia's charismatic Labor prime minister for much of the 1980s, has died at the age of 89.
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Bob Hawke, a larrikin with passion and a sense of destiny, goes down in history as one of Australia's greatest prime ministers.
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Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died.
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Former prime minister Bob Hawke says Bill Shorten's union experience will be an asset if he Labor is elected at Saturday's federal election.
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Former prime minister Bob Hawke says Bill Shorten's union experience will be an asset if he Labor is elected at Saturday's federal election.
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Not since Bob Hawke was ACTU boss from 1969 to 1980 has an ACTU president addressed a minimum wage case.
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