JUST SAY NO: Malcolm Turnbull, who was advising Peter Dowding, opposed the royal commission and said it was a response to political pressure on Carmen Lawrence.

Carmen under pressure

Carmen Lawrence was elected Labor Party leader and premier in January 1990 after her parliamentary colleagues decided to dump Peter Dowding. She was under immediate pressure to call a royal commission into the business dealings of governments led by Dowding and his predecessor, Brian Burke.


(existing subscribers)

The password field is case sensitive.
Request new password

Add your comment

BNIQ sponsored byECU School of Business and Law


6th-Australian Institute of Management WA20,000
7th-Murdoch University16,584
8th-South Regional TAFE10,549
9th-Central Regional TAFE10,000
10th-The University of Notre Dame Australia6,708
47 tertiary education & training providers ranked by total number of students in WA

Number of Employees

BNiQ Disclaimer