Image John Howard, Prime Minister 1996-2007

TLF ID M008493

This is a colour photograph of the Honourable John Howard, Australia's twenty-fifth Prime Minister. It shows him walking up the steps of the National Archives to launch a Gift to the Nation. The launch was part of the release of all of the World War I service records in an online digital format. Howard walks alongside the National Archives Advisory Council Chairman, Paul Santamaria (blue tie), and the National Archives Director-General, Ross Gibbs (yellow tie).



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Educational value
  • John Howard served as Prime Minister from 1996 until 2007. He was the second-longest serving Prime Minister after Robert Menzies, and became only the second Prime Minister to lose his own seat.
  • As Prime Minister, Howard implemented uniform gun-control legislation, privatised partial ownership of Telstra, introduced the goods and services tax (GST) and increased funding for national security in light of international terrorism incidents.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • Vocational learning
  • History

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  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
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  • Contributor
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: content provider
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: author
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • © Education Services Australia Ltd and the National Archives of Australia, 2010 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, display, print out, copy and modify this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material.