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Biographical entry Morrison, William (Bill) Lawrence (1928 - 2013)

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Born
1928
Died
2013
Occupation
Politician

Summary

Bill Morrison served as the minister for Science under the Whitlam Government in the 1970s.

Details

Events

1949
Education - Earned Degree in Economics at Sydney University
1950 -
Career position - Cadet, Department of External Affairs, Commonwealth Public Service
1969
Career event - Won seat of St George, Sydney
1972 - 1975
Career position - Federal Minister for Science
1975
Career event - Lost seat of St George, Sydney
1980
Career event - Won seat of St George, Sydney
1980 - 1983
Career position - Member of the Opposition, Commonwealth Government of Australia
1985 - 1989
Career position - Ambassador to Indonesia
1988
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia for service to the Commonwealth Parliament and to international relations

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

  • At the opening of the Papua New Guinea display at the National Library in Canberra, 1973, 3513779; National Library of Australia. Details
  • Bill Morrison [picture] / Moir, 2058640; National Library of Australia. Details
  • [Biographical cuttings on Bill Morrison, politician, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals], 2490180; National Library of Australia. Details
  • Papers of William (Bill) L. Morrison [Part B] (1928- ), 1967 - 1985, MS 4957; National Library of Australia. Details
  • William Morrison interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording], 29 June 1976 - 19 October 1976, ORAL TRC 121/81; National Library of Australia. Details

State Library of New South Wales

Published resources

Online Resources

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