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The "Fightback" policy.

The 1991 Test cricket season coincided with the announcement of the Fightback policy for forthcoming elections by the Leader of the Opposition Liberal Party - Dr. John Hewson. The GST was an integral part of Fightback and initially well received. The Prime Minister Bob Hawke is shown bowled out while Deputy Paul Keating leaps high. Keating later in the month replaced Hawke as Leader of the Labor Party and as Prime Minister.