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2005.0073 [CORRESPONDENCE OF J M (MALCOLM) FRASER RELATING PRIMARILY TO REPRESENTATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS OR INTEREST GROUPS ASSOCIATED WITH HIS CONSTITUENCY, THE ELECTORATE OF WANNON IN VICTORIA'S WESTERN DISTRICT.]
Date Range of Records: 1954-1975
Creator(s):
- Fraser, John Malcolm [1930-2015]
Correspondence of J M (Malcolm) Fraser relating primarily to representations from individuals or interest groups associated with his constituency, the electorate of Wannon in Victoria's Western District. A significant number of the representations, however, originated from elsewhere and are not strictly speaking 'electorate'. The series covers Mr Fraser's entire 28 years in Federal politics (1955-83), although most records date from the early 1960s. The series is in three distinct sets. The first covers Mr Fraser's years as a backbencher until his first portfolio appointment (1955-66). The second set covers his Ministerial years in the portfolios of Army (1966-68), Education and Science (1968-69 and 1971-72) and Defence (1969- 71), including a six-month period when he was again a backbencher during the Gorton Government (March-August 1971) and a later period when he was a member of the Opposition during the Whitlam Government (1972-75). The third set relates to the period Mr Fraser was Prime Minister (1975-83). The representations cover a wide range of subjects including public facilities (e.g. aerodromes, hospitals, postal services); business interests; defence; national service; immigration; and Commonwealth policy matters relating to primary industry (e.g. wool, live sheep exports). Formerly National Archives Australia series M1274.
4.33 metres (c. 26 boxes)
Collection Category: Community and Political, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Restricted
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingFraser, John Malcolm 2005.0073
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