AbstractsPolitical Science

The Influence of Britain's Margaret Thatcher on Australian Politics and Australia's Influence on her, 1972-1983

by Paul Brownrigg

Institution: Deakin University
Year: 2016
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2068375
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30084731


 This thesis examines the relationship between leading British conservative politician, Margaret Thatcher and Australia, from her first visit in 1972 to the defeat of the Liberal Party or ‘Conservative’ government led by Malcolm Fraser in the 1983 Australian elections and shows that Australia played a significant role in Thatcher’s career. Advisors/Committee Members: Scott, Andrew.