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Looking to get away from it all?

Australia at this time looked to expand population and a qualified workforce through migration. President Richard Nixon of United States of America was becoming further mired in the Watergate Scandal. Nixon's advisor and Vice-President Spiro Agnew resigned on October 10, 1973 . He pleaded no contest to a charge of federal income tax evasion in exchange for the dropping of charges of political corruption.