Qui custodiet ipsos custodes? Counting down to the 1956 Melbourne Olympics

Written by Sue Rabbitt Roff In April 1949 Chifley agreed to host the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, the first time they were held in the southern hemisphere. Six months later, within days of returning to office as Prime Minister, Menzies agreed in principle to UK atomic weapons testing in Australia. Thirty kilotons were detonated at Maralinga … Continue reading Qui custodiet ipsos custodes? Counting down to the 1956 Melbourne Olympics Continue reading ยป