The Little Digger: Billy Hughes - The Enfant Terrible at the Versailles Negotiations with Dr Chris Payne OBE
24 Feb

Background to the career of Billy Hughes; his emigration from the UK and early years in Australia; Prime Ministerial career 1915-23 including his attitudes to German internment and industry, the White Australia Policy, his wartime visits to the UK in 1916 and 1918, the Australian Conscription plebiscites and his participation (as the enfant terrible) in the Versailles Peace Treaty negotiations in 1919.

Image: Parliament House portrait of Billy Hughes by George Washington Lambert 1927. Image in the Public Domain.

The Guild Ale House, 56 Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire PR1 1DD
24 Feb 2020 19:30