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All's well?

A Federal election was held on 24th March, 1990 that resulted in a fourth successive electoral victory for the Hawke government with Paul Keating as Treasurer.

As it happened a secret agreement (known as the Kiribilli Agreement) existed that Bob Hawke would step down in Keating's favour some time after the 1990 election.