Malcolm Fraser


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Fraser, Malcolm

(John Malcolm Fraser), 1930–2015, Australian political leader and prime minister (1975–83). A graduate of Oxford (1952), he entered the Australian parliament as a Liberal member in 1955. Under a Liberal–National Country coalition he held a number of cabinet positions, serving as minister of the army (1966–68), education and science (1968–69), and defense (1969–71). He became leader of the coalition in 1975 in oppostion, and prime minister after the Labor government of Gough WhitlamWhitlam, Gough
, 1916–2014, Australian political leader. Edward Gough Whitlam studied law and entered practice near Sydney after serving in World War II. A member of the Labour party, he was elected to Parliament in 1952 and rose in party circles.
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 was dismissed. Fraser's generally conservative policies included cutting government spending and taxes, discouraging higher wages, increasing defense spending, and promoting a stronger ANZUS alliance, but he also supported policies that aided indigenous Australians and immigrants. He was reelected in 1977 and 1980, retiring after the 1983 victory of the Labor party under Bob HawkeHawke, Bob
(Robert James Lee Hawke), 1929–, Australian statesman. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he gained a reputation as a skillful labor mediator during his tenure at the Australian Council of Trade Unions, of which he eventually became president.
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Silverlink has worked with architect Waring & Netts on the scheme, as well as employing specialist architect Malcolm Fraser, landscape architecture practice Southern Green, structural engineer Connell Mott MacDonald, urban design consultant Space Syntax and environmental consultant Entec.
Today, former Australian prime minister and founder of Care Australia, Malcolm Fraser, appealed for her release.
He is critical of Malcolm Fraser, stating that Fraser's budget management was "lax"; and although Fraser promised to curb the excessive power of trade unions and reduce unemployment, during nearly all of his prime-ministership "his governments had no effective strategy".
MAG spokesman Malcolm Fraser said: "Sir Sean's message adds to that groundswell of opinion that the Government is not above the law and should not have pushed through this merger without reference to the proper legal framework.
It has been designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects and will be built by Shepherds Construction.
Australia's progressives have a new hero: Malcolm Fraser.
Group spokesman Malcolm Fraser said: "What we are wanting to do is make a level playing field so other people can look at whether there is an independent option for a stand-alone bank based in Edinburgh.
The North's new home for dance was designed by Edinburgh's Malcolm Fraser Architects and boasts the largest dance performance space in the UK.
Malcolm Fraser, who is now judged to have avoided carrying out necessary reforms, despite the expectations of the electorate, because he was unduly fearful of criticism and lacked political courage.
Malcolm Fraser, Penicuik, said: "Hibs say they want to play at Hampden because of the wide open spaces but that shouldn't make a difference.
Clive Albert, of Edinburgh-based Malcolm Fraser Architects, which also designed an award-winning dance centre in the Scottish capital, said the main challenge had been to create a building which enabled a "creative interaction" between all its users, whether professional dancers or keep-fit enthusiasts.
Malcolm Fraser further diminished his own reputation by describing Mr.