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David Fairbairn interviewed by Robert Linford for the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1179569
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Fairbairn, David, 1917-1994, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1985 June 4-27 
7 cassettes (ca. 419 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Sir David Eric Fairbairn, speaks of his family background; school; WWII; 1949 election; parliament; Robert Menzies; Liberal Party; John Gorton; William McMahon; Parliamentary committees; Minister for Air; Minister for National Development; 1972 election; Ambassador to the Hague.

Biography/History

Fairbairn held the seat of Farrer, N.S.W. for the Liberal Party from December 1949 to December 1975.

Notes

Parliament's oral history project is an ongoing project administered by the Australian Parliamentary Library focussing on retired parliamentarians and their political careers.

Recorded in Forrest, A.C.T. on 4-27 June 1985.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217954999

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (140 p.) and index available. 
Subjects Fairbairn, David, 1917-1994 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Linford, Robert, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/72
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ORAL TRC 4900/72 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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