2005, English, Book, Illustrated edition: One brief interval : a memoir / by Edward Woodward. Woodward, A. E. (Albert Edward), Sir, 1928-

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One brief interval : a memoir / by Edward Woodward
 
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Physical Description
  • xii, 310 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, c2005.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • One brief interval : a memoir /‚Äč by Edward Woodward.
Author
  • Woodward, A. E. (Albert Edward), Sir, 1928-
Published
  • Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, c2005.
Physical Description
  • xii, 310 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm.
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Summary
  • In these long-awaited memoirs, Sir Edward Woodward reflects on his life, both public and private, from his childhood before World War II to the present day. He recounts his rise to prominent QC, then judge of four different courts, and his involvement in some seventeen Royal Commissions or Boards of Inquiry, of which the best known is his Royal Commission into Aboriginal Land Rights in the Northern Territory 1973-74. Sir Edward takes the reader through the corridors of power in Canberra, the opposing forces of politics and the famous dismissal of Gough Whitlam. Reflecting on his time as head of ASIO from 1976 to 1981, he talks openly about the rumours, conspiracy theories and intrigue that are synonymous with intelligence organisations such as ASIO, and indeed the CIA and KGB. He includes his views on current political issues, such as police corruption and Australia's involvement in the Iraq War. Woodward also casts a clear and perceptive eye over the legal and political figures of our time including Sir John Kerr, Malcolm Fraser, Bob Hawke and Gough Whitlam. Although he has spent much of his fifteen years of retirement in charitable work, one of the great cornerstones of this man's life is family. As an unexpected and touchingly poignant feature of his autobiography, Sir Edward gives most of the credit for the upbringing of their seven children to his wife, and claims that his greatest legacy will be his children and eighteen grandchildren.
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1928 to 1949: At first the infant
  • And then the schoolboy
  • The war years
  • And then the lover
  • Byway 1: then a soldier
  • The 1950s: First steps in the law and matrimony
  • Called to the Bar
  • Byway 2: my short political career
  • Life at the Bar to 1957
  • Inquiries and Royal Commissions 1955-62
  • Obscenity 1957-69
  • The 1960s: Moving into industrial law
  • Byway 3: law of torts lectures 1962-70
  • National Wage Cases 1962-65
  • Taking silk and appearing for the Commonwealth
  • The recognition of Aboriginal land rights
  • The stevedoring industry 1965-72
  • Byway 4: family affairs
  • The 1970s: My final years at the Bar
  • And then the Justice
  • Byway 5: the landowner
  • Royal Commission into Aboriginal Land Rights in the Northern Territory 1973-74
  • The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
  • ASIO: out of the blue
  • Nailing my colours to the mast
  • The back corridors of power
  • The proper role of ASIO
  • Liaising with other intelligence services
  • The new accountability
  • Byway 6: family affairs
  • The 1980s: Under attack: the Royal Commission into Australian Meat Industry 1981-82
  • My return to the Federal Court
  • Byway 7: community work
  • The 1990s: Tricontinental Royal Commission 1991-93
  • A new role: chancellor of the University of Melbourne
  • The balancing act
  • On David Pennington and finding his replacement
  • On Alan Gilbert and his initiatives
  • Shaking hands
  • Controversies for the Council
  • Final years a chancellor
  • Into the twenty-first century: The sixth stage
  • Family affairs to 2004
  • Byway 8: blind alleys
  • On reflection
  • Index.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliography.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0522851630 :
  • 9780522851632
Dewey Number
  • 347.9403534092
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Department of Education and Training - Australian Government. May not be open to the public (Sirsi) u62445; held Book; Illustrated English
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Charles Sturt University. Wagga Wagga Campus Library. Open to the public 001469796; 347.9403534 W1<001469796> Book; Illustrated English
Federal Court of Australia. Library & Information Services (Victoria). May not be open to the public (Sirsi) i0522851630; Held Book; Illustrated English
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Newcastle Region Libraries. Newcastle Region Library. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
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Richmond-Tweed Regional Library. Library Headquarters. Open to the public 347.940092 WOOD Book; Illustrated English
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Ipswich Libraries. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
James Cook University. Townsville Campus Library. Open to the public 470717; Held Book; Illustrated English
Queensland University of Technology. Law Library. Open to the public .b20554746; lgen 340.33 WOOD Book; Illustrated English
State Library of Queensland. Open to the public 996731084702061; HELD - Contact Library for access information Book; Illustrated English
Sunshine Coast Libraries. Open to the public 38904; Held Book; Illustrated English
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East Gippsland Shire Library. Open to the public BIOG347.9403534WOO Book; Illustrated English
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Geelong Regional Library Corporation. Library Administration. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
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Hume Libraries. The Age Library. Open to the public B 347.94 WOO Book; Illustrated English
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Prahran Mechanics' Institute Victorian History Library. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English
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