Arthur Tange

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Person.png Arthur Tange  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(deep state actor, diplomat)
Arthur Tange.jpg
Born18 August 1914
Gosford, New South Wales
Died10 May 2001 (Age 86)
6), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
A member of the Australian Deep state who played a role in the 1975 Australian coup d'état.

Employment.png Secretary of the Department of Defence

In office
2 March 1970 - 16 August 1979

John Pilger described Sir Arthur Tange as "the Permanent Head of the Australian Defence Department", "a deeply conservative mandarin with unprecedented territorial power in Canberra", who in 1975 held a secret list of CIA personnel in Australia.[1]


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