Collection UQFL338 - Mark Plunkett Papers

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UQFL338

Title

Mark Plunkett Papers

Date(s)

  • 1977-1980. (Creation)

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1 box.

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Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1977-1980
Collection alternatively titled as: Mark Plunkett Collection.

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Scope and content

Transcript of hearing relating to bashing of student during demonstation in Brisbane, 1977 (Folders 1 & 2) ;photographs of Right to March demonstrations, Brisbane, 1978 (Folder 3) ;papers relating to a political controversy about Sir Garfield Barwick's shares in Mundroola Pty. Ltd. (Folder 4). Material in Folder 4 originates from period 1978-1981 when Mark Plunkett was assistant private secretary to Bill Hayden (then Leader of the Opposition). Plunkett was asked to investigate the activities of Mundroola Pty. Ltd., the Barwick family company, of which Sir Garfield Barwick was a director, for possible conflicts of interest. Gareth Evans started action to impeach Barwick.

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Accruals

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Papers organised into the following folders :
FOLDER 1 : Record of proceedings. In the Supreme Court of Queensland, O.S.C. no.54 of 1977, The Queen v. the Honourable Johannnes Bjelke-Petersen and J.C. Latchford, Esquire, Chief Stipendiary Magistrate; Ex Parte Mark Oliver Plunkett (Prosecutor).
FOLDER 2 : Record. In the High Court of Australia Queensland Registry, no.13 of 1978, Appellate Jurisdiction. In the matter of an application by Mark Oliver Plunkett for special leave to appeal from the judgement in The Queen v. the Honourable Johannes Bjelke-Petersen and J.C. Latchford, Esquire, Chief Stipendiary Magistrate; Ex Parte Mark Oliver Plunkett (Prosecutor).
FOLDER 3 : Photographs of Right to March demonstrations 1978 (photographer Karl Munnease-Paipala).
FOLDER 4 : Legal documentation relating to political controversy about Sir Garfield Barwick's shares in Mundroola Pty. Ltd.; includes Mark Plunkett's memos to Bill Hayden and handwritten notes.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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