Commonwealth Games: Fraser's vision and Zimbabwe's road to majority rule

Coleman, Melanie and Hayes, Anna (2008) Commonwealth Games: Fraser's vision and Zimbabwe's road to majority rule. AQ (Balmain): Journal of Contemporary Analysis, 80 (3). pp. 19-23. ISSN 1443-3605

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Abstract

Zimbabwe has been an area of interest in Australia’s foreign policy for over twenty years. Both countries were former British colonies, they have both been members of the Commonwealth, and more recently the policies and actions of President Robert Mugabe have drawn considerable attention and concern, both internationally and from Australia. While the recent events in Zimbabwe have caused a great deal of focus on contemporary Zimbabwe, this paper instead revisits Rhodesia-Zimbabwe’s road to independence and majority rule, paying particular attention to the involvement of the Australian Prime Minister of the time, Mr Malcolm Fraser.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: Dr Anna Hayes
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2009 00:15
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:18
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian foreign policy; Malcolm Fraser; Zimbabwe; Robert Mugabe
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210310 Middle Eastern and African History
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5227

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