HuffPost Australia closed in 2021 and this site is maintained as an online archive. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact

Bob Hawke

He entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1954 for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds.
t's one of the most storied days on Australia's sporting calendar.
But there were some discordant notes all the same.
And he put it all on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
It comes as a debate erupts over a text message campaign urging a 'yes' vote. 
And Bob Hawke can drink three in that time.
A petition has been launched to put the face of ground-breaking eye surgeon Fred Hollows on the $5 note. Dr Hollows, who