University of Melbourne Archives

Home | Search Collections | Browse Collections | Search Digitised Items | Help
Catalogue Entries
Records Creators
Back | Save Record | Email Record
2007.0023 [SUBJECT FILES]
Date Range of Records: 1949-1974
- Fraser, John Malcolm [1930-2015]
Subject files maintained by J M (Malcolm) Fraser from January 1954, when he began his first (unsuccessful) federal election campaign, to the defeat of the Liberal Coalition Government in December 1972. In this period, he was a member of several Government Members' Committees and held the portfolios of Army (1966-68), Education and Science (1968-69 and 1971-72) and Defence (1969-71). Consequently, the files deal with a wide range of portfolio, Government, political party and electorate matters. The subjects covered include Aborigines, armed services, Australian Labor Party, CSIRO, conservation, dairy industry, defence, state aid to schools, educational research, elections, F111 aircraft, foreign affairs, Malcolm Fraser's Ministerial appointments, manufacturing industries, overseas visits, Parliament and parliamentary procedures, individual politicians, rural reconstruction, universities and other tertiary institutions, Vietnam War and the wool industry. The files include correspondence, research and background material, reports, newspaper cuttings, committee papers, addresses, speeches, radio talks and press statements. Some files are currently held at the National Archives of Australia (see list for details). Formerly National Archives of Australia series M1369.
4.76 metres (28 boxes)
Collection Category: Community and Political, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Open
Online ListingFraser, John Malcolm (2007.0023)
Back | Save Record | Email Record