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Free online publications

The JCPML has a number of online publications which are freely downloadable.

Cartoon PD in a Package

Amongst the publications available for free download are the very popular Cartoon PD in a Package, which is designed to develop confidence and proficiency in teachers and students in interpreting political cartoons. The value of this resource lies in its self-contained nature which allows it to deliver quality professional development without a presenter and at a time that suits the individual teacher. Teachers will find this package invaluable.

John Curtin: Guide to Archives of Australia's Prime Ministers

By David Black and Lesley Wallace.

This guide describes records on John and Elsie Curtin held by the National Archives, the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and other institutions in Australia and overseas. The guide is available for downloading (4.5 mbyte pdf file) or purchase via the National Archives of Australia online shop. 251pp, ISBN 1 920807 12 8

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The Prime Minister and the press: A study in intimacy

The Prime Minister and the press: A study in intimacy is a paper based on the speech given by Michelle Grattan at the opening of the JCPML major exhibition John Curtin: A man of peace, A time of war on April 20, 1998. Copies of Ms Grattan's paper may be downloaded from this website or are available free of charge in hard copy by contacting the JCPML. Please provide a stamped, self addressed, A4 envelope with your request.