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"In the end it was trust that held Bob and me together": Keating

"In the end it was trust that held Bob and me together": Keating

Supplied video obtained Friday, June 14, 2019 of Paul Keating delivering a tribute at a state memorial service celebrating the life of former Labor Prime Minster Bob Hawke. Mr Keating, who served as Mr Hawke's treasurer before displacing him as leader in 1991, hails the pair's eight-and-a-half year partnership in government and their enduring friendship

Hawke loved Australia and was loved in return, PM says

Hawke loved Australia and was loved in return, PM says

Supplied video obtained Friday, June 14, 2019 of current PM Scott Morrison delivering a tribute at a state memorial service celebrating the life of former Labor Prime Minster Bob Hawke. Mr Morrison says Mr Hawke loved Australia and Australians loved him "deeply" in return. "Australians, all let us rejoice for the life of Robert James Lee Hawke," Mr

‘Hawke loved this country and we are a better nation for it’: PM

‘Hawke loved this country and we are a better nation for it’: PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he only knew Bob Hawke from a distance, but can ‘still speak of the affection he inspired from millions of Australians who only knew him this way’. Farewelling the former prime minister at a memorial service at the Opera House on Friday, Mr Morrison remembered the ‘passionate and affectionate relationship Bob shared

Bob Hawke was ‘a truly great Australian’

Bob Hawke was ‘a truly great Australian’

Graham Richardson says Bob Hawke is ‘someone that you only come across once in a lifetime, and if you're not feeling sad when someone like that dies, there’s something very strange about you’. Former prime minister Bob Hawke is being farewelled at a memorial service at the Opera House on Friday after dying aged 89 on May 16. Mr Richardson, a one-time