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Chris Watson: National Archives of Australia

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Parkes, Canberra

The National Archives’ collection includes correspondence on enforcing a minimum wage for saddlery workers; papers, reports, minutes, correspondence and telegrams relating to the Royal Commission on the Bonuses for Manufacturers Bill; a secret despatch from the Governor-General about the first Labor government; correspondence about artificial limbs for returned soldiers; and condolences and arrangements for Chris Watson’s state funeral. The records of the leader of the world’s first national Labor government continue to be intriguing over a century later.

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