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Coal gas?

The economic power of the coal trade was emerging strongly by 1980 and Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser and Labor Opposition Leader Bill Hayden both sought to take verbal advantage of the success of Australia's trade in the commodity. The Federal election was held on 18th October, 1980.