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Making do...

In 1979 there were many accolades for Peter Brock and the Holden Dealer team when they won the Repco Round Australia Reliability Trial.

Not so for Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser; Treasurer John Howard;Minister for Industry and Commerce Philip Lynch; Doug Anthony - Deputy PM - and Minister for Trade and Resources and Andrew Peacock Foreign Minister as they faced the eve of the second horror Budget in a row as they endevoured to deal with Australia's economic affairs.