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Peter Beattie

Peter Beattie AC is a former Australian politician who served as the 36th Premier of Queensland from 1998 to 2007 and Leader of the Australian Labor Party in that state from 1996 to 2007.

Articles by Peter Beattie (1)

  • Mandela ended hatred and built a nation

    Nelson Mandela did what very few humans are capable of doing: he forgave his racist persecutors, and in doing so built a nation. In 1971, along with other idealistic Australians, I protested against the Springbok rugby union team's tour of Australia.