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  Stanley Bruce
Bruce was prime minister in a period of reasonable stability for the Australian economy, and the Coalition's policies for developing industry and agriculture won them victory in 1925, the first election when voting was compulsory.
Bruce allocated funds to hasten the development of Canberra as the National Capital, and in May 1927 the provisional Parliament House opened; the House would remain provisional for 61 years.
Bruce's downfall was the 1929 Maritime Industries Bill, aimed at handing over arbitration to the states except in the case of the maritime industries.
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  Stanley Bruce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne (15 April 1883 – August 25, 1967), Australian politician and diplomat, was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia.
Bruce was invalided home to Melbourne, and soon became involved in recruiting campaigns for the Army.
Bruce formed an effective partnership with the Country Party leader, Dr Earle Page, and exploited public fears of communism and militant trade unions to dominate Australian politics through the 1920s.
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 Stanley Bruce
Stanley Melbourne Bruce was born in Melbourne in 1883, went to Cambridge University as a law student in 1902 and then settled in London.
Bruce practised as a barrister and was chairman of the London board of his family's thriving Melbourne importing business.
Bruce was appointed Treasurer by Hughes after he represented Australia in 1921 at the League of Nations (precursor of the United Nations).
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 Stanley Bruce's great industrial relations blunder
Bruce's chief proposition was that the constitution should be altered in such a way as to hand over all power dealing with the regulation of the terms and conditions of employment, and the rights and duties of employers and employees in all industrial matters to authorities to be established by the Commonwealth.
Bruce's first reaction to the pressure of big business was to suggest to the premiers that they should hand over all their industrial powers to the Commonwealth.
Bruce tartly replied that if he wanted know whether it was true that Hughes and Mann would not in future be invited to attend meetings of government supporters, the answer was in the affirmative.
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 Stanley Bruce's great industrial relations blunder   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bruce's chief proposition was that the constitution should be altered in such a way as to hand over all power dealing with the regulation of the terms and conditions of employment, and the rights and duties of employers and employees in all industrial matters to authorities to be established by the Commonwealth.
Bruce's first reaction to the pressure of big business was to suggest to the premiers that they should hand over all their industrial powers to the Commonwealth.
Bruce tartly replied that if he wanted know whether it was true that Hughes and Mann would not in future be invited to attend meetings of government supporters, the answer was in the affirmative.
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 Prime Minister - Stanley Melbourne Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Typically firm and efficient in the role, one of Bruce’s early proposals was to reduce the salaries of members of parliament.
Bruce saw the time as ripe for a businessmen's government, and wanted British immigration to build up the workforce, British loan capital to fuel the economy and utilise the British markets for Australian primary produce.
Bruce claimed the country was "not heading for inevitable disaster" but, by mid-1929, everyone sensed that disaster lay ahead.
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 Bruce, Stanley Melbourne [Viscount Bruce] (1883 - 1967) Biographical Entry - Australian Dictionary of Biography Online
BRUCE, STANLEY MELBOURNE, Viscount Bruce of Melbourne (1883-1967), businessman, prime minister and public servant, was born on 15 April 1883 at St Kilda, Victoria, youngest of five children of John Munro Bruce and his wife Mary Ann, née Henderson.
Bruce had come into business at the top but he acquired a thorough knowledge of the firm's operations; in 1910 he returned to Australia to act as general manager while Ernest was overseas.
At heart Bruce may have been a centralist; in practice his aim was the elimination of friction between Australia's seven governments, the provision of adequate fiscal sources for the States, and the creation of machinery to set guidelines for public borrowing.
www.adb.online.anu.edu.au /biogs/A070460b.htm   (6089 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Stanley Melbourne Bruce (Australian And New Zealand History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, Australian And New Zealand History, Biographies
Bruce served as Australian delegate to the League of Nations and in 1936 was president of the council.
In 1947 he was made Viscount Bruce of Melbourne.
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 Australia's Prime Ministers - Meet a PM - Bruce - Elections
SM Bruce’s first federal election was the by-election for the seat of Flinders, then a semi-rural area on the eastern side of Port Phillip Bay in Victoria.
Bruce was forced to another general election only eleven months into his third term when WM Hughes led five other Nationalist members across the floor to vote with the Labor Opposition.
Bruce regained the seat of Flinders for the United Australia Party led by Joseph Lyons, and resigned his seat to become Australian High Commissioner to Britain in 1933.
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 National Museum of Australia - Stanley Bruce
Stanley Melbourne Bruce was born in Toorak, Victoria, on 15 April 1883, and died in London, England, on 25 August 1967.
Bruce excluded W.M. Hughes from meetings of parliamentary Nationalist Party on 22 August 1929 for voting with Labor in a motion censuring the government for dropping the prosecution of John Brown, a Newcastle coal 'baron' who had closed his mines in a lock-out of miners.
Bruce remained actively involved in public life after concluding a period as High Commissioner, serving as chairman of the World Food Council from 1947 to 1951, chairman of the Finance Corporation for Industry Ltd from 1947-57, and the foundation Chancellor of the Australian National University from 1952 to 1961.
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 Stanley Bruce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne (15 April 1883 – August 25 1967), Australian politician and diplomat, was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia.
With his aristocratic manners and dress - he drove a Rolls Royce and wore white - he was the first genuinely "Tory" Australian Prime Minister.
He was appointed a member of the Imperial War Cabinet and the.
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 STANLEY BRUCE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne (15_April 1883 – August_25 1967), Australian politician and diplomat, was the eighth Prime_Minister_of_Australia.
With his aristocratic manners and dress - he drove a Rolls_Royce and wore white spats - he was the first genuinely "Tory" Australian Prime Minister.
He pursued a policy of vigorous national development and, in foreign affairs, support for the British_Empire and the League_of_Nations.
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 Bruce, Stanley Melbourne Bruce, Viscount --  Encyclopædia Britannica
When the hipster comedian Lenny Bruce was arrested for obscenity in New York City in 1964, he was publicly defended as a social satirist “in the tradition of Swift, Rabelais, and Twain” and as a Savonarola of fl humor.
Bruce himself noted, “All my humor is based on destruction and despair.” His irreverence fostered the cynical routines used by almost all...
With the grace of a dancer and the skill of a master fighter, actor Bruce Lee brought martial arts movies to mainstream cinema in the 1970s, a time when the United States was becoming increasingly interested in Eastern culture.
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 Bruce J. Eslinger
STANLEYBruce J. Eslinger, 46, of County Highway G, Stanley, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2007, from injuries due to an auto accident.
Bruce was born April 3, 1960, in Stanley, the son of Howard and Dorothy (Gerrits) Eslinger.
Bruce is survived by: his siblings, David (Arlene) Eslinger of Chippewa Falls, Brenda (Jim) Shakal of Carmel Valley, Calif., Janice Eslinger, Pam (Ron) Luck, John (Terri) Eslinger all of Eau Claire, Mark (Lorraine) Eslinger of Stanley and Heidi (Shane) Swope of Thorp; plus many cousins, nieces and nephews.
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 History repeats itself: Stanley Bruce and John Howard compared
The trigger for the move by Tory Prime Minister Stanley Bruce to seize control of industrial powers from the states was Piddington's decision in the NSW commission to introduce the 44-hour week, which enraged the bourgeoisie.
Bruce's proposal in 1926 was surrounded by the same kind of rhetoric as Howard's is today about getting rid of the anarchy of divided systems, and the virtues of freedom of contract.
Billy Hughes, who hated Bruce and was still smarting over his removal from the Tory leadership, had a certain nostalgic interest in preserving the arbitration system, which had been one of the achievements, from his point of view, of the period when he was a Labor leader before the conscription split of 1916.
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 Australia's Prime Ministers - Meet a PM - Bruce
Stanley Melbourne Bruce was perfectly suited to the elegance and confidence of his period — the ‘Roaring Twenties’.
Ethel Bruce was as stylish and dignified a figure as her husband.
SM Bruce became Australia’s longest-serving High Commissioner in London and his work at the League of Nations laid the foundations of enduring international agencies.
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 Political Philosophy for James Bruce Stanley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
James Bruce Stanley's political philosophy is founded on his involvement in community issues and his education.
Stanley's involvement in the Donelson-Hermitage Neighborhood Association at that time educated him on the necessities of being accessible and open to the concerns and desires of his constituents.
Stanley's political philosophy can be summarized by stating that he views his election to the Metropolitan Council as representing the constituents of District 14 and addressing their concerns immediately through cooperation.
www.smartvoter.org /1999aug/tn/dv/vote/stanley_j/philosophy.html   (453 words)

  
 Prime Minister - Stanley Melbourne Bruce
Typically firm and efficient in the role, one of Bruce's early proposals was to reduce the salaries of members of parliament.
Bruce's government fostered the increasing power of the federal government over the states; for example, establishing the Loan Council which gave the federal government greater financial control.
Bruce saw the time as ripe for a businessmen's government, and wanted British immigration to build up the workforce, British loan capital to fuel the economy and utilise the British markets for Australian primary produce.
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 Stanley Melbourne Bruce - FREE Stanley Melbourne Bruce Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
Stanley Melbourne Bruce - FREE Stanley Melbourne Bruce Biography
He was notable for promoting the closest relations of Australia with the empire compatible with Australian self-government, and he also advocated international cooperation.
Bruce served as Australian delegate to the League of Nations and in 1936 was president of the council.
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 Full Biography for James Bruce Stanley
James Bruce Stanley was born March 1, 1963 and has lived his entire life in the Donelson community.
Because of his interaction with the community on numerous issues, Stanley was able to address the concerns of the citizens of District 14 thoroughly and decisively.
Stanley's first term on the Council has witnessed the completion of a number of projects benefitial to the community.
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 The Nitpickers Site: Movie Nitpick - Bruce Almighty - 2003
In the film Bruce (Jim Carrey) has been promoted to the job of head anchor man. A clock next to the news desk shows the time at 6pm and the news is about to go live.
Before Bruce had his powers, he mentions that the Sabers are "his team" and it figures that they lost - thus showing us that when they win, it's because God wanted them to, and for a reason (see #2.).
Bruce is supposes to meet God on that night (one week since their first encounter at 7p), we know Bruce is a Sabres fan but to make it they they won the cup at 6pm is not accurate.
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 BRUCE, Stanley Melbourne, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne
BRUCE, Stanley Melbourne, 1st Viscount Bruce of Melbourne
Audio 45 min - Germaine Greer, one of the most influential feminists of the late twentieth century, was born in Melbourne, Australia, on January 29, 1939.
Germaine Greer, one of the most influential feminists of the late twentieth century, was born in Melbourne, Australia, on January 29, 1939.
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 Charles Stanley - General Teachings/Activities
Stanley instructed his church that the way to fight the apostasy was to starve it out by refusing to give to the SBC's Cooperative Program.
Stanley is also involved in another ecumenical evangelism organization -- the CoMission, a coalition of over 60 "evangelical" groups chaired by Bruce Wilkinson, the ecumenical head of Walk Thru The Bible Ministries and author of the name-it-and-claim-it best seller, The Prayer of Jabez..
Stanley's Personality Profile is merely another psychological testing/personality typing gimmick, of which all such tests have been proven in the past to have insufficient statistical validity or reliability, either in measuring personality traits or in using such traits to successfully motivate or modify behavior.
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