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Malcolm Fraser

Australian politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Australia
Life wasn't meant to be easy

John Malcolm Fraser, AC, CH (21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015), Australian politician and 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, came to power in the circumstances of the dismissal of the Whitlam government. After three election victories and many legislative achievements, he was defeated by Bob Hawke in 1983, and ended his career alienated from his own party.


  • Life wasn't meant to be easy.
  • "We used to have a view that to really be a good Australian, to love Australia, you almost had to cut your links with the country of origin. But I don’t think that was right and it never was right." Malcolm Fraser, at the opening of the Special Broadcasting Service in Oct. 1980. [1]

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