(Study Guide) Hawke
Hawke is a 95-minute feature film biography of Bob Hawke. With eight years in office, Hawke was Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister. He became prime minister after only two years in parliament - and only one month as leader of the Opposition.
Hawke is a film that can be used with senior students in a number of curriculum areas: History/Politics/Australian Studies - The Australian political system as shown by the period of the Hawke government (1983-1991), English - Creating a biography, Film/Media Studies - Creating a political biography feature film. Teachers need to be aware that there is strong language and some nudity in the film.