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2007.0015 [PRIVATE OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE FILES]
Date Range of Records: 1952-1983
Creator(s):
- Fraser, John Malcolm [1930-2015]
Private office administrative files. This series was maintained in the Prime Minister's Office and records the administrative activity within that office during the Prime Ministership of J M (Malcolm) Fraser. It covers his entire Prime Ministership from November 1975 (when Mr Fraser was 'caretaker' Prime Minister) to 11 March 1983. Some papers have an earlier date and many originated in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Department of Administrative Services, reflecting the close working relation- ship between those departments and the Prime Minister's Office. The series is concerned with a range of administrative functions and events associated with the Prime Minister's Office, including staff appointments, security, travel arrangements, office accommodation, furniture and equipment, Commonwealth car drivers and car use by the Prime Minister, Ministers and Ministerial staff. Several papers concern Mr Fraser's Melbourne Office, the Lodge, Kirribilli House, official visits overseas, Mr Fraser's appointment to the Privy Council, the family property 'Nareen' in western Victoria and other personal matters. The files include correspondence, departmental memoranda (some with a security classification), a small number of photographs etc. Some items are currently held at the National Archives of Australia (see list for details). Formerly National Archives of Australia series M1281.
0.51 metres (3 boxes)
Collection Category: Community and Political, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Part restricted
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingFraser John Malcolm 2007.0015
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