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The Campaign now on iTunes

Santo Cilauro’s documentary on Keating vs Howard is now available digitally.



The year was 1996 – the year of the Paul Keating /  John Howard election. It was a make-or-break election as Australia had been governed by the Labor Party since 1981 with Hawke-Keating. The Coalition was nibbling at the heels, with the threat of John Howard ready to rule the roost. Things were heating up and Parliament House was turning into a sauna.

So Working Dog‘s Santo Cilauro grabbed his camera and drove up the road from Melbourne, to Australia’s famous round-about to document it all – The Campaign.

So do yourself a favour and check out this magnificent time capsule of Australian politics in the mid 1990s now.

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