• Vale: Malcolm Fraser

    Vale: Malcolm Fraser

    Published 20th March

    One of the most well-known, yet controversial political figures in Australia’s history has died at age 84.

    Educated at Melbourne Grammar and Magdalen College, Oxford, Malcolm Fraser was the youngest member of the House of Representatives when he was elected in 1956 at the age of 26.

    Assuming the role of Prime Minister the year after the 1974 parliamentary crisis, he faced a strongly divided country. Seen as a large-C Conservative, he also had liberal (small-L) views on Vietnam, human rights and the environment. In later years he took on roles within the Commonwealth and United Nations.

     

    The Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser AC, CH, GCL (1930-2015)

     

     

     

     

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