Until recently, there was no full biography of George Foster Pearce, the Labor, then Nationalist, then United Australia Party (UAP) politician who, among other achievements, established the Royal Australian Navy, the Royal Military College at Duntroon, and the Australian Flying Corps.
What does UAP stand for?
UAP stands for United Australia Party (political party)
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We have 91 other meanings of UAP in our Acronym Attic
- Under Age Produtions (Youtube)
- Underserviced Area Program (Ontario Ministry of Health, Canada)
- Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (early USAF term for UFO)
- Unified Accelerated Procedure
- Unified Action Partners (US Army)
- Unified Astronomical Package
- United Agri Products
- United American Patriots, Inc.
- United Architects of the Philippines
- United Association of Plumbers
- Uniunea Artistilor Plastici (Romanian: Union of Artists)
- Universal Academy Press (Japan)
- Universal Access Program (various locations)
- Universal Ad Package (Interactive Advertising Bureau)
- Universal Adaptive Processor
- Universal Availibility of Publications (Library)
- Universidad Adventista Del Plata (Spanish: River Plate Adventist University; Libertador San Martín, Argentina)
- Universidad Alas Peruanas (Peruvian university)
- University Academic Program (Canada)
- University Affiliated Program
Samples in periodicals archive:
Unlike Lyons, who had humble origins, an Irish nationalist background and a career in the labour movement before he defected to the conservative United Australia Party, Bruce was born into a prosperous family of Melbourne merchants.
In 1931, the Nationalist Party was reformed, again with Labour defectors and changed its name to the United Australia Party, winning the December 1931 General Election by a landslide and so able to form a government in its own right.
He held the Victorian seat of Balaclava for 22 years from 1929 to 1951 first for the National Party, from 1931 for the United Australia Party and from 1944 for the Liberal Party.
Moore noted the close links between the leadership of the Old Guard and the federal United Australia Party government of Joseph Lyons and the security agencies.
In 1941, at the age of 79, he was elected leader of the Opposition United Australia Party.