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home / archives / politics / australian / federal / bob hawke /  4th October 1984

Face off!

Australia's Victorian State and Federal Labor Governments threaten the powerful Builders' Laborers Federation with deregistration. Prime Minister Bob Hawke, Victorian Premier John Cain and ACTU President Cliff Dolan are over shadowed by BLF secretary Norm Gallagher. The behaviour of the rogue union was regarded as a threat to the future of the entire Labor movement.