Fraser, Malcolm (1930-)

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Fraser, J. M. (1930-)
Fraser, J. M. (John Malcolm) (1930-2015)
Fraser, John Malcolm (1930-)
Fraser, John Malcolm (1930-2015)
Fraser, Malcolm (1930-2015)
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Prime Minister; Prime ministers; Farmers; Politicians
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Chairman, United Nations Panel of Eminent Persons on the Role of Transnational Corporations in South Africa (1985); Joint Chairman, Commonwealth Group of Eminent Persons on South Africa (1985-86); Chairman, United Nations Secretary-General?s Expert Group on African Commodity Issues (1989-90) ;Honours

(Privy Councillor, 1976; Companion of Honour, 1977; Companion in the Order of Australia, 1988)

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No Australian politician became Prime Minister in more controversial circumstances than Malcolm Fraser, whose name will be forever associated with the dismissal of the Whitlam government, and no prime...

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(John) Malcolm Fraser was born on 21 May 1930 in Melbourne. The Fraser family lived in NSW before moving to 'Nareen', a sheep station in western Victoria, in 1943. Malcolm Fraser attended Tudor House School in NSW (1940-1943) and Melbourne Grammar (1944-1948). In 1949 he was admitted to the University of Oxford to study 'Modern Greats' (politics, philosophy and economics). Malcolm Fraser was elected Liberal member for Wannon in Western Victoria in 1955. He gained his first Cabinet post as Minister for the Army in 1966 and later became Minister for Education and Science (1968-1969 and 1971-1972) and Minister for Defence (1969-1971). He became leader of the Liberal Party in March 1975, and in November was appointed caretaker Prime Minister following the dismissal of the Whitlam government. He served as Prime Minister until 1983. Following his political career, Malcolm Fraser has maintained a role in world affairs, as Co-Chair of the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group on South Africa (1985-1986) and Chair of the UN Secretary-General's Expert Group on African Commodity Issues (1989-1990). In 1987 he founded CARE Australia, the country's largest non-political, non-religious overseas aid organisation. In 1997 he led a Commonwealth Observer Mission to Pakistan to monitor the national elections. Malcolm Fraser remained actively interested in issues such as human rights and the rule of law until his death on 20 March 2015.

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(John) Malcolm Fraser was born on 21 May 1930 in Melbourne. The Fraser family lived in NSW before moving to 'Nareen', a sheep station in western Victoria, in 1943. Malcolm Fraser attended Tudor House School in NSW (1940-1943) and Melbourne Grammar (1944-1948). In 1949 he was admitted to the University of Oxford to study 'Modern Greats' (politics, philosophy and economics). Malcolm Fraser was elected Liberal member for Wannon in Western Victoria in 1955. He gained his first Cabinet post as Minister for the Army in 1966 and later became Minister for Education and Science (1968-1969 and 1971-1972) and Minister for Defence (1969-1971). He became leader of the Liberal Party in March 1975, and in November was appointed caretaker Prime Minister following the dismissal of the Whitlam government. He served as Prime Minister until 1983. Following his political career, Malcolm Fraser has maintained a role in world affairs, as Co-Chair of the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group on South Africa (1985-1986) and Chair of the UN Secretary-General's Expert Group on African Commodity Issues (1989-1990). In 1987 he founded CARE Australia, the country's largest non-political, non-religious overseas aid organisation. In 1997 he led a Commonwealth Observer Mission to Pakistan to monitor the national elections. Malcolm Fraser remained actively interested in issues such as human rights and the rule of law until his death on 20 March 2015.

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  1. Malcolm Fraser interviewed by Craig McGregor in the Craig McGregor MS7949 collection
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1983 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Malcolm Fraser : born 1930 : Prime Minister of Australia 1975-83 / interviewer, Robin Hughes ; producer, director, writer, editor, Frank Heimans
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Video : 1994 ]
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  3. Interview with Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia 1975-1984 / interviewer: John Farquharson
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1999 ]
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  4. Prime ministers : Malcolm Fraser
    [ Video : 1997 ]
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  5. Malcolm Fraser interviewed by John Edwards for the Australian financial review collection
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1972 ]
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  6. Recorded conversations with The Rt. Hon. John Malcolm Fraser, C.H. programmed by The Hon. Clyde R. Cameron, A.O
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Book : 1987 ]
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  7. Reminiscential conversations between the Rt Hon John Malcolm Fraser and the Hon Clyde R. Cameron
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
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    Reminiscential conversations between the Rt Hon John Malcolm Fraser and the Hon Clyde R. Cameron
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  8. Malcolm Fraser bookplate
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
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  9. Malcolm Fraser address at the National Press Club on 2 June 1982
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
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  10. Letter
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Unpublished : 1976 ]
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  1. Malcolm Fraser interviewed by Craig McGregor in the Craig McGregor MS7949 collection
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1983 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Malcolm Fraser : born 1930 : Prime Minister of Australia 1975-83 / interviewer, Robin Hughes ; producer, director, writer, editor, Frank Heimans
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Video : 1994 ]
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  3. Interview with Malcolm Fraser, Prime Minister of Australia 1975-1984 / interviewer: John Farquharson
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1999 ]
    At National Library
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  4. Prime ministers : Malcolm Fraser
    [ Video : 1997 ]
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  5. Malcolm Fraser interviewed by John Edwards for the Australian financial review collection
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1972 ]
    At National Library
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  6. [Biographical cuttings on Malcolm Fraser, former Prime Minister, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  7. Malcolm Fraser
    Papapetrou, Polixeni, 1960-
    [ Photograph : 2001 ]
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  8. Malcolm Fraser address at the National Press Club on 2 June 1982
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Sound : 1982 ]
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    Malcolm Fraser address at the National Press Club on 2 June 1982
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  9. Australian prime ministers
    [ Video : 2012 ]
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  10. Letter
    Fraser, Malcolm, 1930-2015
    [ Unpublished : 1976 ]
    At National Library
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  1. Fraser, Dawn, (AC, AO, MBE) (1937-)
    Swimmer; Swimming Coach; Olympian; Parliamentarian; Commonwealth or Empire Games gold medalist; Swimmers; Olympic athletes; Politicians; Legislators
    ... Fraser, Dawn (1937-) ... Swimming champion Dawn Fraser is an iconic figure in Australian sporting history. A exceptional ... Commonwealth medals. In October 1962 Dawn Fraser became the first woman to swim the 100 metres in less than a ...
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  2. Fraser, Malcolm, (Sir) (1834-1900)
    Civil Engineer; Administrator
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  3. Fraser, Andrew W. (1943-)
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  1. Malcolm Fraser bookplate
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    [ Photograph : 2001 ]
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  3. "I can only offer - blood for the u ...
    Pryor, Geoff, 1 ...
    [ Art work : 1983 ]
    "I can only offer - blood for the unions. Sweat for the taxpayers - and tears for the unemployed" [Malcolm Fraser] Pryor
  4. Portrait of Malcolm Fraser [Austral ...
    Australian Info ...
    [ Photograph : 1975 ]
    Portrait of Malcolm Fraser [Australian Information Service]
  5. "1979 : year of economic turnaround ...
    Pryor, Geoff, 1 ...
    [ Art work : 1979 ]
    "1979 : year of economic turnaround - Fraser" Pryor
  6. "I wish to refute this strange idea ...
    Pryor, Geoff, 1 ...
    [ Art work : 1980 ]
    "I wish to refute this strange idea of recent times that I am personally and directly responsible - "[Malcolm Fraser] Pryor
  1. Republic inevitable: Malcolm Fraser
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 25 July 1994 p 3 Article
    ... Republic inevitable: Malcolm Fraser Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has suggested that ... . Mr Fraser cited as reasons the behaviour of the heirs to the Brit-ish throne and the attitude of ... 461 words
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  2. Opposition showing courage and foresight MALCOLM FRASER'S
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 25 November 1991 p 9 Article Illustrated
    ... Opposition showing courage and foresight MALCOLM FRASER'S COLUMN IT IS now widely recognised that ... Australia is in the worst reces-sion since the 1930s. Unlike 1983, nobody is predicting a rapid or ... 1133 words
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  3. MALCOLM.
    The Menzies Miner (WA : 1896 - 1901) Saturday 28 January 1899 p 2 Article
    ... MALCOLM. (From our own Correspondent). A well-attended and representative gathering of all classes ... wants and requirements for the Malcolm district. Mr R. Lancaster presided. In a few well-cliosen words ... 431 words
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  1. East Albany-Fraser Orogen, 2016 : geological exploration package / Geological Survey of Western Australia
    Geological Survey of Western Australia
    [ Government publication, Map : 2016 ]
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  2. East Albany-Fraser and southeast Yilgarn geological exploration package 2011 / Geological Survey of Western Australia
    Geological Survey of Western Australia
    [ Government publication, Map : 2011 ]
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  3. Map of West Australia goldfields / drawn and compiled by Messrs. Charleton and Co. ... from the latest authentic data, maps and reports of private and official explorers, surveys, etc., and with the assistance kindly offered by Sir Malcolm Fraser, K. ...
    Charleton and Co
    [ Map : 1890 ]
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  1. Malcolm Fraser : portrait sitter file
    Fraser, Malcolm
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
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  2. The Rt. Hon. John Malcolm Fraser AC, CH, GCL : 21 May 1930 - 20 March 2015
    Australia. Parliamentary Library
    [ Book, Government publication : 2015 ]
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  3. Reassessing Malcolm Fraser / Graeme Dobell, Peter Edwards and Peter Jennings
    Dobell, Graeme
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At Parliament Library
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  4. Malcolm Arthur Fraser Pearce, 1898-1979
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  1. Bell & Fraser Ltd. v. King & Anor.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 6 February 1931 [Issue No.16] p 668

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... -roprn, Suprpmp Court, King-street, Sydney, all the rij*Ht> titjp and interest of Malcolm John King, one of the ... with interest 11%, dated 17th January, 1930, No. C22,833. Alsp ofj in a^d to all that piece of land ... 373 words
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  2. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of MALCOLM BRITNELL FRASER,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 18 October 1985 [Issue No.143] p 5490

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of MALCOLM ... BRITNELL FRASER, late of Woollahra, retired medical practitioner, who died on 10th June, 1985, must send ... 128 words
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  3. REGISTER OF NURSES FOR 1930.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Monday 13 July 1931 [Issue No.90 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 2419

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Department of Public Health, Sydney, 13th July, 1931 REGISTER OF NURSES FOR 1930. IN accordance ... , Ellen Fraser, 55 Ben Boyd road, Neutral Bay. Campbell, Ellen Josephine, Hillview Hospital, Port Stephens ... 61571 words
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  1. Australian Prime Ministers: Malcolm Fraser
    Australian Prime Ministers:  Malcolm Fraser
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  2. Grant, Malcolm Fraser (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Grant, Malcolm Fraser (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
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  3. FRASER Hugh
    FRASER Hugh
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  1. Uncle Malcolm [Fraser]
    Flanagan, Martin
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    [ Article : 2005 ]
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  2. Malcolm Fraser, private citizen. -Interview with Malcolm Fraser-
    Larkin, John
    Age
    [ Article : 1983 ]
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  3. Vale Malcolm Fraser
    Hartsuyker, Luke
    [ Article : 2015 ]
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  4. Statement: Malcolm Fraser
    Plibersek, Tanya
    [ Article : 2015 ]
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    Statement: Malcolm Fraser
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  1. FRASER, JOHN MALCOLM
    Fraser, John M
    [ Unpublished : 1971 ]
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    At Uni Melbourne Arch
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  2. FRASER, JOHN MALCOLM
    Fraser, John M
    [ Unpublished : 1974 ]
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    FRASER, JOHN MALCOLM
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  3. FRASER, JOHN MALCOLM
    Fraser, John M
    [ Unpublished : 1965 ]
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  1. Vale Malcolm Fraser
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2015 ]
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  2. Malcolm Fraser launches Reflected Light
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2006 ]
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    Malcolm Fraser launches Reflected Light
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  3. Malcolm Fraser; Marshall Berman
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2000 ]
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  4. Malcolm Fraser: The Political Memoirs
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2010 ]
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    Malcolm Fraser: The Political Memoirs
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