Australia Tributes for former PM Harold Holt

09:36  06 december  2017
09:36  06 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

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Harold Edward Holt , CH (5 August 1908 – 17 December 1967), was an Australian politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Australia

Politicians have paid tribute to former Prime Minister Harold Holt in federal parliament, nearly 50 years after he The "uncertain and tragic end" of former Australian prime minister Harold Holt often overshadows his legacy. Almost 50 years after he vanished, federal politicians have remembered the

Former prime minister Harold Holt had disappeared from a Victorian beach on December 17, 1967. © AAP Image Former prime minister Harold Holt had disappeared from a Victorian beach on December 17, 1967. The disappearance of former prime minister Harold Holt has been described as a "confounding" moment in Australian history by federal politicians who paid tribute to the man who vanished almost 50 years ago.

Fellow Liberal and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday led the tributes in Canberra's lower house, remembering the 59-year-old who went missing on December 17, 1967 while swimming at a Victorian beach.

"Now as we near the 50th anniversary of his untimely death we acknowledge the prime minister and the man, the profound impact that he made as a parliamentarian and leader of our nation," Mr Turnbull said.

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