History

Redeeming McMahon

Any person who attains the office of Prime Minister of Australia has inherently left their mark on history. Historians have generally recognised this, producing a myriad of biographies cataloguing the lives of those who have had the chance to lead us. Men like John Christian Watson, who never held a majority in the House of Representatives, and Earle Page, who held the post for just nineteen days, have been subject to the illumination of the biographer’s torch. There is one leader, however, who despite holding the reins for almost two years, has been abandoned by history and by his party.…

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