Dunstan remembered as stylish political visionary

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SA Premier Don Dunstan with Prime Minister Gough Whitlam in 1973

Don Dunstan’s  two stints as  Labor premier of South Australia were memorable for the huge political changes he effected, from Aboriginal land rights and  anti-discrimination laws to relaxing censorship and drinking laws. He was also a charismatic advocate for the arts, and a strong national voice on issues like immigration.   His biography, launched in Adelaide last night by Labor Senate leader Penny Wong, is a comprehensive account of his colourful life and achievements.

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