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Peter Baume interviewed by John Ballard for the Australian response to AIDS oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1409580
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Baume, Peter, 1935- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1992 Mar. 18 
2 tape reels (ca. 95 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo ; 10 in. 
Series

Australian response to AIDS oral history project.

Summary

Professor Peter Baume, head of the School of Public Health, University of New South Wales and former Liberal Senator for New South Wales, speaks about government concern with money rather than specific health outcomes when developing health policy in Australia; his early awareness of AIDS; Parliamentary Liaison Group on AIDS; 1988 Hobart Conference; views of other parliamentarians on AIDS; public perception of AIDS; success of AIDS education campaign; drug abuse; his advocacy of drug legalisation; Australian National Council on AIDS; testing of medication for AIDS; Australian achievements relating to HIV/AIDS issue.

Notes

Part of a project undertaken jointly by the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and the National Library of Australia focussing on the social and political response in Australia to AIDS.

Recorded at the National Library of Australia, Canberra on 18 March 1992.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 39 leaves) available. 
Subjects Baume, Peter, 1935- -- Interviews.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Australia -- Prevention.  |  HIV (Viruses) -- Australia -- Prevention.  |  HIV (Viruses) -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Ballard, J. A. (John Addison), 1930-2014 interviewer  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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