William Slater

Biographical article

The December 2002 issue of the National Library of Australia News features an article by Dr Stephen Holt on the Australian Labor Party politician William Slater (1890-1960). The article focuses on Slater's political career during World War One and his experience as Australia's first diplomatic representative to the USSR during the Second World War.

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For further information Dr Holt may be contacted at stephen.holt@dewr.gov.au.