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Neville Bonner interviewed by Pat Shaw in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2076168
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Bonner, Neville, 1922-1999, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1983 June 15-1985 Nov. 7 
4 audio cassettes (ca. 175 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Bonner speaks of his family background; early life; various jobs; One People of Australia League (OPAL); early interest in politics; involvement with the Liberal Party; career as Senator; decision to stand as an Independent; Aboriginal land rights; Ayers Rock; apartheid in Australia; Malcom Fraser; issues during his career.

Biography/History

Bonner was a Senate member for Queensland for the Liberal Party from June 1971 to February 1983.

Notes

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217919415

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (69 p.) and index available. Transcript also has addendum containing biographical details. 
Subjects Bonner, Neville, 1922-1999. -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Politics and government.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Shaw, Pat, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/64
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 4900/64 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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