Fred Chaney

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The Hon Fred Chaney AO "is Chair of Desert Knowledge Australia. Formerly a lawyer, Fred served as a Liberal Senator for WA (1974-90) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1990-93). He held various Ministerial appointments in the Fraser government, including Aboriginal Affairs. After leaving Parliament in 1993 he undertook research into Aboriginal Affairs policy and administration as a Research Fellow at the University of WA. He was Chancellor of Murdoch University for eight years until early 2003 and retired as a deputy president of the National Native Title Tribunal in April 2007." [1]

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  1. Directors, Reconciliation Australia, accessed March 6, 2008.
  2. Patrons List, A Just Australia, accessed March 19, 2008.
  3. Council, Australian Volunteers International, accessed September 1, 2008.