A tribute to the 1960s
Beatlemania, man walked on the moon and hemlines rose. We look back on the moments that shaped Australia in the 1960s.
The Right Honourable Doug Anthony AC CH
1929 – 2020
A State Memorial for The Right Honourable Doug Anthony AC CH will
take place at 11.00 am (NSW time) on Thursday 28 January 2021 in the
Show Room at the Twin Towns Services Club, 2 Wharf Street, Tweed
The State Memorial will be an opportunity to honour the former Deputy
Prime Minister. Mr Anthony was elected to the House of Representatives
for Richmond in 1957 and was a Cabinet Minister from 1966 to 1972 and
from 1975 to 1983. He served as the Minister for the Interior from 1964 to
1967, the Minister for Primary Industry from 1967 to 1971, the Minister for
Trade and Industry from 1971 to 1972, the Minister for Minerals and
Energy in 1975, the Minister for Overseas Trade and the Minister for
National Resources from 1975 to 1977, and the Minister for Trade and
Resources from 1977 to 1983. Mr Anthony served as Deputy Prime
Minister from 1971 to 1972 in the Gorton and McMahon Governments and
from 1975 to 1983 in the Fraser Government.
Mr Anthony was appointed a Companion of Honour in 1982 and was made
a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2003 for service to the Australian
Parliament for forging the development of bilateral trade agreements and
for continued leadership and dedication to the social, educational, health
and development needs of rural and regional communities.
To continue to keep the community safe during COVID-19, if you wish to
attend the State Memorial you will need to register your intent with the
Those unable to attend will be able to access the Service through ABC
iView (https://iview.abc.net.au/). The Service will be live streamed from
11.00 am (NSW time).
Condolences can be given through the online condolence book at
https://pmc.gov.au/doug-anthony-memorial. Alternatively, written
condolences may be sent to:
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
c/o Protocol & International Visits Branch
PO Box 6500
Canberra ACT 2600
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations may be
made to the Tweed Palliative Support Inc. in Mr Anthony’s name
Enquiries to Statememorial@pmc.gov.au or (02) 6271 ... .
Tweed Heads 2485