Robert Menzies Forgotten People

Author: Judith Brett
Publisher: Melbourne University
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Taking us deep into both the man and the culture Menzie represented and well beyond the restraints of conventional biography, this work reveals the ambivalence that lay at the heart of the Australian self-image.

Renovation Nation

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Successful proprietors of a small business, and homeowners, they also
supported Lyons' successor Robert Menzies, and the Liberal Party that he formed
in 1944. Menzies made his own appeal to the values of home, and to those
whom he called the 'forgotten people', in a famous speech of the same name in
1942. A call to the developing middle classes, the Forgotten People speech
defined the central position that the concept of home was to play in postwar
Australia. At the core of ...

Australian Politics For Dummies

Author: Nick Economou
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Robert. Menzies: Forgotten. People,1942. No, this wasn't a speech by
Menzieslisting peoplehehad forgotten tomention in previous speeches. With the
coalition between Menzies' United Australia Party and the Country Party
decaying, Menzies resigned as prime minister in 1941. But, in 1942 ...

Men And Women Of Australia

Author: Michael Fullilove
Publisher: Penguin UK
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Alfred Deakin, 'The keystone of the federalarch': Hansard, House of
Representatives,18March1902, p.10962. Robert Menzies,TheForgottenPeople
speech:Robert G. Menzies, The Forgotten People and Other Studies in
Democracy (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1943), p. 1. Reproduced by
permissionofHeather Henderson. H.C. 'Nugget' Coombs, 'Seven million pairs of
hands': ABC Weekly, 26December 1942,p.9. Jessie Street, 'Surelywedon'tmean
libertyand democracy for menonly?

The 100

Author: Simon Maier
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Insights and lessons from 100 of the greatest speakers and speeches ever
delivered Simon Maier, Jeremy Kourdi. Make your voice and tone interesting. ...
Menzies' voice was well modulated with each word clearly understood; he
sounded confident, respectful, friendly and authoritative. But that hadn't
happened by accident; it took ... “The Forgotten People” speech was a precursor
for Menzies' philosophy for the Liberal Party that he was to establish. It's a
philosophy that many people, ...

Leadership Performance And Rhetoric

Author: Adam B. Masters
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In bestowing the definite article, Australians have placed the misogyny speech
among other memorable acts of political rhetoric such as the apology to the
stolen generation by Gillard's predecessor Kevin Rudd; the Redfern speech by
Paul Keating; Robert Menzies' the forgotten people speech; or Chifley's the light
on the hill speech (for these speeches, see Warhaft 2014). The instant
importance of the misogyny speech is what makes it of interest—an act of political
rhetoric that ...

Australia S War On Terror Discourse

Author: Kathleen Gleeson
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This arguably had the crucial effect of encouraging individual focus on the
domestic while permitting increased governmental control over abstractions like
foreign and security policy. In addition to this, the 'forgotten people' speech was
one of great importance in the context of this Chapter for two reasons. Firstly, it
was a potent act of interpellation by Menzies. Interpellation refers to the process
of constructing subject positions and then positioning individuals in those subject
positions ...

Quarterly Essay 19 Relaxed And Comfortable

Author: Judith Brett
Publisher: Black Inc.
ISBN: 1921825189
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SOURCES This essay draws on positions argued at much greater length in my
two books on the history of the Liberal Party, Robert Menzies' Forgotten People
and Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class, as well as on developments
in ... 4 “the man who says 'No'”: Menzies' opening speech to the Albury
conference to discuss the formation of the new party, 14 October 1944, cited in
Graeme Starr, The Liberal Party of Australia: A Documentary History, Drummond/
Heinemann, ...

Four Classic Quarterly Essays On Australian Politics

Author: Clive Hamilton
Publisher: Black Inc.
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SOURCES This essay draws on positions argued at much greater length in my
two books on the history of the Liberal Party, Robert Menzies' Forgotten People
and Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class, as well as on developments
in ... 85 “the man who says 'No'”: Menzies' opening speech to the Albury
conference to discuss the formation of the new party, 14 October 1944, cited in
Graeme Starr, The Liberal Party of Australia: A Documentary History, Drummond/
Heinemann, ...

It Was Another Skin

Author: Sian Supski
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9783039112340
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Menzies, addressing the interests of the middle class3 believed that they had
responsibility for the material and human aspects of home. He encouraged
Australians to build their own homes incorporating wise financial decisions (with
a moral import of a philosophy of frugality and saving), guided by principles of
domesticity (Brett 1993; Murphy 2000). Murphy (2000: 136) argues that in
Menzies' speeches in the early 1940s the middle classes were identified as "
forgotten people"4 ...