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Who wants to be in charge!

Following the loss of the Federal election by Liberal Party with John Howard at the helm to the Federal Labor Party led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke on 11th July, 1987 Andrew Peacock was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. Howard had replaced Peacock as leader of the party in September 1985. Peacock replaced Howard again in 1989.