Bob Hawke's tribe gathered for his memorial and showed a better Australia is waiting | David Marr

Former PM’s achievements praised by former colleagues and family for 90 minutes before widow steals show with final line

It’s an old rule of politics: never waste a disaster.

Bob Hawke is dead but his tribe gathered at the Opera House today to give his successors – both the prime minister and the leader of the opposition – a little advice: that change is possible, that policy matters and a better Australia is waiting.

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Source: The Guardian
Bob Hawke's tribe gathered for his memorial and showed a better Australia is waiting | David Marr