By Paul Davey
In 1987 the Queensland superior, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, introduced an audacious bid to wreck the federal competition Coalition, substitute Ian Sinclair as nationwide social gathering chief, and develop into leading Minister himself. Trench battle waged among the Sinclair and Joh forces in the course of some of the most weird and wonderful and divisive classes in Australian politics. In Joh for PM nationwide get together insider Paul Davey finds what went on at the back of closed doorways in top-level inner conferences and the concepts aimed toward thwarting the Joh crusade and reuniting the celebration at country and federal degrees.
‘Anyone who thinks Clive Palmer’s day trip into federal politics is a section bizarre may still examine the loopy days of the Joh for PM campaign.’ - Michelle Grattan
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