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Helen Sham-Ho interviewed by Diana Giese in the Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2803050
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Sham-Ho, Helen, 1943- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1996 Oct. 9 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 108 min.) 
Series

Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project.

Summary

Hon. Helen Sham-Ho, solicitor and Member of Parliament, talks about her family background; memories of Hong Kong; coming to Australia in 1961 and attending high school at Drummoyne College, Five Dock, N.S.W. She then talks about her early experiences in Australia; interest in Social Work and and studying Arts and Social Work at University of Sydney. Sham-Ho then discusses her reasons for remaining in Australia; working at St.Vincent's Hospital and her involvement with Lifeline. She then gives her views on Pauline Hanson and the response by the Prime Minister, John Howard; involvement with Aboriginal Reconciliation Council; views on multiculturalism and ideas for countering racism. Sham-Ho then discusses trade with China and her membership of N.S.W. Guandong Economic Committee; studying law at Macquarie University; involvement with Liberal Party; need to attract well-qualified Chinese to Parliament and the highs and lows of Parliamentary life.

Notes

Recorded on Oct. 9, 1996 in Sydney.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary not yet available. Transcript (typescript, 85 leaves) available. 
Subjects Sham-Ho, Helen -- Interviews.  |  Chinese -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation State politicians.
Other authors/contributors Giese, Diana, 1947- interviewer
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