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Liberal Member for Kew, Rupert Hamer had succeeded Sir Henry Bolte as Premier of Victoria on 23rd August, 1972 and was in office until 5th June, 1981. He gained a landslide in the 1973 election and again in 1976. His slogan 'Hamer makes it Happen' proved the underpinning of his reformist policies. At this stage however there were many issues in contention.