Making Australia Great: Inside Our Longest Boom - Season 1, Episode 2 (Growing Pains)
In the 1980s the economy is radically overhauled by the Hawke/Keating government. The challenge was how to manage the bumpy roller coaster of the free market. Features Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, John Howard
Making Australia Great: Inside Our Longest Boom was broadcast on ABC at Thursday 5 May 2016, 23:15.
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In the 70s Australia's closed economy was smashed by shock after shock. By the 80s we were suffering high unemployment & inflation. Radical reform was needed. Featuring Malcolm Fraser, John Howard, Bob Hawke & Paul Keating.