Note: with annotations by Kim C. Beazley and John Bond.
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Get the inside story of one of Australia's longest serving and most influential Ministers in Federal Parliament. Kim E Beazley threw off the shackles of a poor childhood to become a teacher, a Union Leader and the Member for Fremantle in the Federal Parliament between 1945 and 1977.

'During his time in Parliament he led the reform of Australian education and played a central role in the 1963 Yirrkala Bark Petition against bauxite mining on Yolngu land - a major step forward in the struggle for Indigenous land rights.

'In his own words, Beazley gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the corridors of power displaying the quiet determination and drive that led to his rise to Minister for Education under Whitlam. Beazley died in October 2007 and his son, Kim Beazley Junior, provides the book's introduction with special insight into the man as father and Parliamentarian.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2009 .
      Extent: 336p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Includes Parliamentary Tribute and Senate Condolences(p.290-323) and Index (p.325-335).
      ISBN: 9781921361425

Works about this Work

Review Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 January 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; The Best Australian Humorous Writing 2008 anthology prose
A Believer in Politics Geoff Gallop , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 308 2009; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 February 2009; (p. 31)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; After the Celebration : Australian Fiction 1989-2007 Ken Gelder Paul Salzman 2009 selected work criticism
Proof That Principle and Politics Can Mix Ross Fitzgerald , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
A Christian in Politics Stephen Holt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 53 no. 4 2009; (p. 124-125)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Loki Carbis , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: InCite , May vol. 30 no. 5 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
An Engrossing Self-Portrait of a Man and His Times Frank O'Shea , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 May 2009; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
We're One and Many : Remembering Auto/Biographically : The Year's Work in Non-Fiction 2008-2009 Antonio Jose Simoes Da Silva , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 54 no. 1 2009; (p. 148-157)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; Networked Language : Culture and History in Australian Poetry Philip Mead 2008 single work criticism ; David Foster : The Satirist of Australia Susan Lever 2008 selected work criticism ; Je Suis Australienne: Remarkable Women in France, 1880-1945 2008 anthology biography ; Doing Life : A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley Brian Dibble 2008 single work biography ; Changing Orders : Scenes of Clerical and Academic Life Paul Crittenden 2008 single work autobiography
Book Notes Kate Darian-Smith , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Historical Studies , September vol. 40 no. 3 2009; (p. 392-393)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Nicholas Brown , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , December vol. 6 no. 3 2009;

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Barbara Cullen , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2008-2009 vol. 88 no. 5 2008; (p. 51)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Review Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 January 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; The Best Australian Humorous Writing 2008 anthology prose
Untitled Barbara Cullen , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2008-2009 vol. 88 no. 5 2008; (p. 51)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
A Believer in Politics Geoff Gallop , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 308 2009; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 February 2009; (p. 31)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; After the Celebration : Australian Fiction 1989-2007 Ken Gelder Paul Salzman 2009 selected work criticism
Proof That Principle and Politics Can Mix Ross Fitzgerald , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , March vol. 4 no. 2 2009; (p. 13)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
A Christian in Politics Stephen Holt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , April vol. 53 no. 4 2009; (p. 124-125)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Loki Carbis , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: InCite , May vol. 30 no. 5 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
An Engrossing Self-Portrait of a Man and His Times Frank O'Shea , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 May 2009; (p. 16-17)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
We're One and Many : Remembering Auto/Biographically : The Year's Work in Non-Fiction 2008-2009 Antonio Jose Simoes Da Silva , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 54 no. 1 2009; (p. 148-157)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography ; Networked Language : Culture and History in Australian Poetry Philip Mead 2008 single work criticism ; David Foster : The Satirist of Australia Susan Lever 2008 selected work criticism ; Je Suis Australienne: Remarkable Women in France, 1880-1945 2008 anthology biography ; Doing Life : A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley Brian Dibble 2008 single work biography ; Changing Orders : Scenes of Clerical and Academic Life Paul Crittenden 2008 single work autobiography
Book Notes Kate Darian-Smith , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Historical Studies , September vol. 40 no. 3 2009; (p. 392-393)

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Nicholas Brown , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , December vol. 6 no. 3 2009;

— Review of Father of the House : The Memoirs of Kim E. Beazley Kim E. Beazley 2009 single work autobiography
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