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2006.0048 [PAPERS OF CARE AUSTRALIA AND CARE INTERNATIONAL]
Date Range of Records: 1997-2003
Creator(s):
- Fraser, John Malcolm [1930-2015]
CARE Australia and CARE International correspondence, board papers, minutes and corporate council records. J M (Malcolm) Fraser founded CARE Australia, one of the country's largest overseas aid organisations, in 1987. From 1990 to 1995 he was President of CARE International. During this time, CARE was involved in providing aid following the earthquake and tsunami in Papua New Guinea (July 1998), floods in China (July 1998) and Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua and Honduras (October-November 1998). In 1999 two CARE Australia workers, Steve Pratt and Peter Wallace, were charged with espionage and imprisoned in Yugoslavia. Malcolm Fraser was appointed special envoy to work to secure their release. Pratt and Wallace were released in September after five months in prison.
1.53 metres (9 boxes)
Collection Category: Community and Political, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Closed
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingFraser, John Malcolm 2006.0048
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