Malcolm Fraser

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Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser

"Malcolm Fraser was Prime Minister of Australia from 1975 to 1983. He had previously served in various junior and senior Ministerial portfolios after entering the Federal Parliament in 1955.

"As Prime Minister, Malcolm Fraser welcomed refugees from Vietnam and elsewhere, led international condemnation of the apartheid regime in South Africa, moved to recognize aboriginal land rights, championed the cause of multi-culturalism (including the establishment of SBS Broadcasting) and developed significant strategic relationships with Asian and sub-continent nations.

"He remains a prominent member of the InterAction Council. He was Chairman of CARE Australia from 1987 to 2001, President of CARE International from 1990 to 1995. In 2000 Malcolm Fraser was awarded the Australian Human Rights Medal." [1]

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  1. Founding Group, Australians All, accessed July 17, 2007.
  2. Royal Commonwealth Society Governance, organizational web page, accessed March 30, 2012.
  3. Council of Advisors, B'nai B'rith Australia/New Zealand, accessed December 7, 2007.
  4. Patrons List, A Just Australia, accessed March 19, 2008.
  5. 2009 Annual Report, International Crisis Group, accessed April 20, 2009.