This clip is the Liberal Party cinema advertisement for 1949 federal election. The view is presented that Labor Party follows the socialist way whereas the Liberal Party believes in a democratic way of life with communism banned.
Prime Minister Robert Menzies This weblink by the National Archives of Australia provides content relating to when Robert Menzies was in office as Prime Minister of Australia.
Menzies Virtual Museum is produced by the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation. Content on this website is organised on three levels:
Movements Against Communism 1951-4 This weblink is to a unit of work by Education Services Australia on the actions and policies of the Menzies Government in the early 1950s. Follow links to:
The Communist Party Dissolution Bill and it's aftermath This link is to an audio file by George Williams speaking at a Symposium on the Communist Party Dissolution Bill 60 years on as part of Australian Society for the Study of Labor History event. A document supporting this audio file is linked here.
Australia's Involvement in the Korean War This website by the Department of Veterans' Affairs covers Australia's involvement in the Cold War. Follow links to The Cold War and the Crisis in Korea, How was Australia involved? and Korean War veterans interviews.
The Cold War This weblink is to the JFK Presidential Library and Museum resource on the Cold War. The information is set out with clear to follow subheadings on the different crisis of the Cold War.
Causes of the Cold War This weblink is an easy to follow resource written for students by Shmoop, a digital publishing company.