Australian Left Review

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Nov. 11, 1975.... A Major Turning Point


Roger Coates


As specific partial struggles against Fraser (Medibank, unemployment, the government’s general economic policy, the media, Aboriginal rights, education, etc.) have occurred, they have pointed up what made possible the coup that brought him to office - the constitutional and political system itself. And now, debate and action are developing around the state. At no time before in Australian history has the state been brought under such sharp scrutiny, a scrutiny which is essential for the development of socialist consciousness on a significant scale.