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Papers of Bill Hayden, 1922-1996 (bulk 1972-1996) [manuscript]
Bib ID 1869533
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Hayden, Bill (William George), 1933-
 
Access Conditions Part available for research (Series 7-8); part requires permission for research (Series 1 & 3). Part not available for research (Series 2, 4-6). Not for loan. 
Description [1922-1996] 
58.66 m. (417 boxes) + 3 folio items. 
Summary

Papers spanning the course of Hayden's political career from his time as minister in the Whitlam Government, 1972-75 to his retirement from Parliament & conclusion of term as Governor-General in 1996. The largest group of papers concerns his work as Leader of the Opposition 1977-83 & includes extensive correspondence, briefing & working papers, staff research material, files on controversial issues raised in Parliament, invitation & subject files. Other series include electoral office files, material relating to the Australian Labor Party matters, papers from the Whitlam years including files on the Medibank Scheme, papers relating to the portfolio of Minister for Foreign Affairs, engagements, speeches, press statements & publications.

Biography/History

Governor-General 1989-1996; Member for Oxley, Qld (ALP), 1961-88; Leader of the Opposition, 1977-83. Ministerial appointments: Social Security, 1972-75; Treasurer, 1975; Foreign Affairs, 1983-87; Foreign Affairs and Trade, 1987-88.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7624.

Index/Finding Aid Note Partial lists available in Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Hayden, Bill (William George), 1933- -- Archives.  |  Australian Labor Party -- History -- Sources.  |  Australian Labor Party. Queensland Branch -- History -- Sources.  |  Medibank -- History -- Sources.  |  Governors general -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1965-
Time Coverage 1922-1996 
Occupation Governors general.  |  Federal politicians.

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