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No child will live in poverty? 30 years on, Bob Hawke's promise remains an elusive goal

It was a momentary mistake that stuck with Bob Hawke and became, when all was said and done, one of his most memorable lines.

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	Australia holds world record for avoiding a recession

Australia holds world record for avoiding a recession

Australia holds the world record for avoiding a recession and enjoying 26 years of uninterrupted economic growth. The economy hasn't gone backwards since Bob Hawke was PM.

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	Bill Shorten takes 16 seconds to slowly skoll a beer

Bill Shorten takes 16 seconds to slowly skoll a beer

Labor leader Bill Shorten (pictured) has been videoed following in Bob Hawke's footsteps, skolling a schooner of beer during a trip to a Sydney pub with NSW senator Sam Dastyari.

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Hawke calls for unity as Labor rallies for final WA campaign week

Hawke calls for unity as Labor rallies for final WA campaign week

Former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke urges WA Labor leader Mark McGowan to hold a summit to unite business, unions and the community behind the effort to balance WA's budget and revive economic growth.

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Chief Minister Andrew Barr downs beer in fitting Bob Hawke homage

A night at the cricket, with a beer in hand, Andrew Barr tipped it back at the Bob Hawke stand.

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	Laurie Oakes says Australia needs a leader like Bob Hawke

Laurie Oakes says Australia needs a leader like Bob Hawke

Nine's veteran political editor Laurie Oakes says Australia needs another Bob Hawke (pictured). He was the prime minister who cried on television and gave the nation a day off after the America's Cup.

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Gladys Berejiklian's Bob Hawke moment

Has the new NSW Premier already promised more than she can deliver?

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Cheers to former PM Bob Hawke, still a crowd pleaser after all these years

At 87, Bob Hawke still happily sculls a glass for the crowd when they ask. Hence the cheer. But it would still be there without the beer.

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There's too much cricket now: Bob Hawke

There's too much cricket now: Bob Hawke

Former prime minister and cricket fanatic Bob Hawke has admitted an overloaded fixture list has made him less enthused with the game than he once was.

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	Skolling legend and former PM Bob Hawke, 87, downs a beer in just five SECONDS

Skolling legend and former PM Bob Hawke, 87, downs a beer in just five SECONDS

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke (right) has downed another full beer at the cricket in front of an adoring crowd at the ripe old age of 87.

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	Skolling legend and former PM Bob Hawke, 87, downs a beer in just five SECONDS to the delight of an adoring SCG crowd

Skolling legend and former PM Bob Hawke, 87, downs a beer in just five SECONDS to the delight of an adoring SCG crowd

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke (right) has downed another full beer at the cricket in front of an adoring crowd at the ripe old age of 87.

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Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke skols beer at the SCG - again

In what is firming as a tradition, former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke has once again skolled a frothie at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Former Australian PM Bob Hawke can't name one 'outstanding' political leader today

Former prime minister tells folk festival the community must "make a bloody noise" to effect action on climate change, rather than leaving it in the hands of politicians.

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	Former PM Bob Hawke divides festival crowd with renewed nuclear push

Former PM Bob Hawke divides festival crowd with renewed nuclear push

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has divided crowds at Queensland's Woodford Folk Festival after campaigning that nuclear power is the last hope of saving Australia from global warming.

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Bob Hawke says abolish state governments and think big to fix the nation

Former prime minister Bob Hawke believes he has the recipe to fix the nation – think big, get better candidates, abolish state governments 

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Bob Hawke pushes nuclear power at Woodford Folk Festival

Bob Hawke pushes nuclear power at Woodford Folk Festival

Former prime minister Bob Hawke's assertion that nuclear power is the solution to global warming divides the Woodford Folk Festival crowd, prompting several calls of "no thanks" from the audience.

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	Former PM Bob Hawke calls on Australia to accept world

Former PM Bob Hawke calls on Australia to accept world's nuclear waste

Bob Hawke has suggested Australia become the dumping ground for the world's nuclear waste as he took the stage at Sydney University to accept an honorary doctorate for environmental protection.

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	Amnesia patient from South Australia wakes up with no memory of his wife or kids

Amnesia patient from South Australia wakes up with no memory of his wife or kids

Wayne Meyers woke up in hospital with no recollection of his wife, children or the past 20 years. The forklift driver from South Australia believed Bob Hawke was still Prime Minister.

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Got a spare 20K? Grab an 18-carat gold yacht at Alan Bond's auction

When the racing yacht Australia II won the Americas Cup in 1983 the then Prime Minister Bob Hawke famously said "any boss who sacks a worker for not turning up today is a bum."

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