University of Melbourne Archives
The University of Melbourne Archives holds several other collections containing material relating to Malcolm Fraser or to other Australian prime ministers.
Federal Election 1980
Newspaper clippings, pamphlets, posters, cartoons and badges relating to the 1980 Federal election campaign and result
Liberal Party of Australia (Victorian Division)
The University of Melbourne Archives holds records from the Victorian Division of the Liberal Party from the foundation of the party until the present day. The collection includes minute books, press releases, subject files and pamphlets. There is also material relating to the party’s activities at the Federal level.
Sir Robert Menzies (1894–1978)
The University of Melbourne Archives holds a series of taped lectures delivered at the University of Virginia by Sir Robert Menzies in 1966.
Peter Howson rose to prominence in the Liberal Party as the Federal member for Fawkner from 1955 to 1969, member for Casey from 1969 to 1972 and as a Minister in the Menzies, Holt, Gorton and McMahon governments.
Sir Phillip Lynch
Phillip Lynch began his political career at the age of 22, later gaining the Federal seat of Flinders in 1966. After four ministerial positions, he became Treasurer and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in opposition and in the governing party from 1972 to 1982. Lynch was active in the investigations leading up to the exposure of the so-called Khemlani loans affair that led to the downfall of the Whitlam government in 1975. Sir Phillip Lynch retired from Federal politics in 1982 and was appointed Director of the Reserve Bank of Australia in the following year. He died in June 1984.
William Morris ‘Billy’ Hughes (1862–1952)
William Morris ‘Billy’ Hughes was Australia’s seventh Prime Minister. He served as a Labor member in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1894 until 1901, when he was elected to the first federal Parliament. He served in the Labor Cabinets of Prime Ministers JC Watson and Andrew Fisher, and succeeded Fisher as Prime Minister in 1915.
The University of Melbourne Archives holds the collection of photographer John Ellis, which includes many photographs of Malcolm Fraser as well as other photographs of Australian political and social life. Go to the University of Melbourne Archives Image Catalogue (UMAIC) and select John Ellis from the drop-down collection menu.