Table of Contents

Foreword by the Honourable Gordon J Samuels

Preface by Mr Rodney Cavalier


List of Illustrations

“Dramatis Personae”

Ministries After Responsible Government

Governor Brisbane’s Legacy

“The Supreme Court Would Soon Teach Them Better Manners”

“We Lay the Foundation of a Nation”

“The Conservative Element Was as Powerful as It Ever Was”

“De Facto Attorney-General”

“Office Has No Attractions For Me”

“The First Protectionist Government in the Colony”

“This Ministry Was One of the Strongest and Best”

“The Present Unfortunate State of Public Business”

“He Was Not Called Upon to Neglect His Private Practice”

“The First Australian Chief Justice”

“Your Ablest Man is Gone From You”

Abbreviations Notes Index

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