Bob Hawke Politician

Bob hawke

Robert James Lee "Bob" Hawke AC GCL (born 9 December 1929) is a former Australian politician who served as the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to 1991. After a decade as president of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, he entered parliament as a Labor MP at the 1980 federal election and became Prime Minister within three years, leading Labor to victory at four consecutive federal elections: 1983, 1984, 1987 and 1990. Hawke was defeated as Labor leader in a 1991 spill against Paul Keating. He is Labor's longest-serving Prime Minister and Australia's third-longest-serving Prime Minister. Hawke was born in Bordertown, a small town in South Australia near the Victorian border. His father Clem was a Congregationalist minister; his uncle, Albert Hawke, was Labor Premier of Western Australia between 1953 and 1959 and was a close friend of Labor Prime Minister John Curtin, who was in many ways Bob Hawke's role model. Hawke's mother, Ellie, had an almost messianic belief in her son's destiny and this contributed to his supreme self-confidence throughout his career. Both his parents were of Cornish origins and he himself has stated that his background is Cornish.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 9th, 1929
Place of birth
Bordertown
Nationality
Australia
Religion
Agnosticism
Places lived
South Australia , Australia
pop. 1,677,300 (2013)

Family

Spouses
Children

Education

1. University College, Oxford Colleges/University

1953 - 1955 Bachelor of Letters

University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford, colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. As of 2009 the college had an estimated financial endowment of £110m. As it was founded in 1249, it is the oldest Oxbridge college.

Endowment
2010. 122 mil. £
2009. 110 mil. £
Founded
1249
Headquarters
OX1 4BH - Oxford
Undergraduates
2012. 372
Postgraduates
2012. 221
Official web page www.univ.ox.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University College, Oxford connected by profession and/or age

b. 1931., Politician
b. 1958., Politician
b. 1719., Politician
b. 1855., Politician
b. 1945., Politician

2. University of Oxford Colleges/University

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or Oxford) is a university located in Oxford, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096. The University grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. In post-nominals the University of Oxford was historically abbreviated as Oxon., from the Latin Universitas Oxoniensis, although Oxf is now used in official university publications.

Type University
Endowment
2012. 855 mil. £
2011. 850 mil. £
Institution colors
Headquarters
Wellington Square, OX1 2JD - Oxford, Oxfordshire
Undergraduates
2012. 11,832
Postgraduates
2012. 9,857
Acceptance rate
2012. 20.5 %
2011. 18.37 %
2010. 18.4 %
2009. 20.9 %
Official web page www.ox.ac.uk
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Oxford connected by profession and/or age

b. 1930., Politician
b. 1925., Politician
b. 1933., Politician
b. 1928., Politician
b. 1933., Politician
b. 1929., Politician
b. 1927., Politician

3. Australian National University Colleges/University

1956 - Doctorate

The Australian National University (ANU) is a public university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. Established by a Federal Act of Parliament in 1946, it is the only Australian university to be established by Federal, as opposed to State or Territory, legislation.

Type National university
Endowment
2012. 207 mil. AU$
2010. 1.24 bil. AU$
Founded
1946
Headquarters
Chancelry Building [10], 0200 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Undergraduates
2012. 10,460
2009. 9,873
Postgraduates
2012. 9,717
2009. 7,554
Official web page www.anu.edu.au
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Australian National University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1926., Politician
b. 1927., Politician
b. 1948., Politician
b. 1917., Politician
b. 1957., Politician
b. 1952., Politician
b. 1959., Politician
b. 1954., Politician

4. University of Western Australia Colleges/University

1947 - 1953 Law degree

The University of Western Australia (UWA) was established by an Act of the Western Australian Parliament in February 1911, and began teaching students for the first time in 1913. It is the oldest university in the state of Western Australia and the only university in the state to be a member of the Group of Eight, as well as the sandstone universities. UWA was established under and is governed by the University of Western Australia Act 1911. The Act provides for control and management by the university's Senate, and gives it the authority, amongst other things, to make statutes, regulations and by-laws, details of which are contained in the university Calendar. One of Australia's best and most prestigious universities, UWA is highly ranked internationally in various publications; the 2011 QS World University Rankings placed UWA at 73rd internationally. To date UWA has produced close to 100 Rhodes Scholars and a Nobel Prize winner. UWA recently joined the Matariki Network of Universities as the youngest member, the only one established during the 20th century.

Type Public university
Endowment
2005. 121 mil. AU$
Founded
1911
Headquarters
35 Stirling Hwy, 6009 - Perth, Western Australia
Undergraduates
2008. 15,035
2007. 18,252
Postgraduates
2008. 4,485
2007. 4,167
Official web page www.uwa.edu.au
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of Western Australia connected by profession and/or age

b. 1924., Politician
b. 1926., Politician
b. 1934., Politician
b. 1932., Politician
b. 1934., Politician
b. 1930., Politician
b. 1929., Politician
b. 1926., Politician

5. Perth Modern School High school

Perth Modern School is an academically-selective co-educational public high school located in Subiaco, an inner city suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

Type High school
Founded
1911
Headquarters
90 Roberts Road, 6008 - City of Subiaco, Western Australia
Official web page www.perthmodernschool.det.wa.edu.au
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Perth Modern School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1928., Politician
b. 1927., Novelist
b. 1929., Award Winner
b. 1982., Singer-songwriter
b. 1938., Barrister
b. 1899., Judge
b. 1992., TV Actor
b. 1948.

Organizations founded

1. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Membership organization

Date funded

1989

Official web page

Lidership history

Muhamad Noor Yacob
2010- Chief Executive Officer

Wikiedia article

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that seeks to promote free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It was established in 1989 in response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and the advent of regional trade blocs in other parts of the world; to fears that highly industrialized Japan would come to dominate economic activity in the Asia-Pacific region; and to establish new markets for agricultural products and raw materials beyond Europe. APEC works to raise living standards and education levels through sustainable economic growth and to foster a sense of community and an appreciation of shared interests among Asia-Pacific countries. APEC includes newly industrialized economies, although the agenda of free trade was a sensitive issue for the developing NIEs at the time APEC founded, and aims to enable ASEAN economies to explore new export market opportunities for natural resources such as natural gas, as well as to seek regional economic integration by means of foreign direct investment.

Political engagements

Australian Labor Party

Geographic scope

Australia

Ideology

Social democracy

Official web page

Wikipedia article

The Australian Labor Party is an Australian political party. The party has been in opposition at federal level since the 2013 election. Bill Shorten has been the party's federal parliamentary leader since 13 October 2013. The party is a federal party with branches in each state and territory. Labor is in government in South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory. The party competes against the Liberal/National Coalition for political office at the federal and state levels. Labor's constitution states: "The Australian Labor Party is a democratic socialist party and has the objective of the democratic socialisation of industry, production, distribution and exchange, to the extent necessary to eliminate exploitation and other anti-social features in these fields". This "socialist objective" was introduced in 1921, but has since been qualified by two further objectives: "maintenance of and support for a competitive non-monopolistic private sector" and "the right to own private property".

Other members

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Goverment positions 2

Member of the Australian Parliament

1980-1992

Area represented

Division of Wills

Jurdistiction

Australia

An Australian Federal MP is a member of the Australian House of Representatives.Please use this title instead of the more general Member of Parliament.

Other position holders

1977-1994
1977-1993
1977-1996
1977-1994
1981-1998
1981-1987
1982-1983
1983-2010

Prime Minister of Australia

1983-1991

Jurdistiction

Australia

Official web page

The Prime Minister of Australia is the highest minister of the Crown, leader of the Cabinet and head of government, holding office on commission from the Governor-General of Australia. The office of Prime Minister is, in practice, the most powerful political office in Australia. Despite being at the apex of executive government in the country, the office is not mentioned in the Constitution of Australia and it exists through an unwritten political convention. By convention, the prime minister is the leader of the political party or coalition with majority support in the House of Representatives. However, there is no requirement that the prime minister sit in the House of Representatives, or even be a member of parliament. The only case where a member of the Senate was appointed prime minister was John Gorton, who subsequently resigned his Senate position and was elected as a member of the House of Representatives. The current Prime Minister is Tony Abbott, the leader of the Coalition and the Liberal Party of Australia, after the Coalition defeated the Australian Labor Party at the 2013 federal election.

Other position holders

1968-1971
1971-1972
1972-1975
1975-1983
1991-1996
1996-2007
2007-2010
2010-2013

Written work

1.The Hawke memoirs

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1994. at London

Wikipedia

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