Hon. William (Bill) George Hayden, AC (b.1933)

The former Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (1989-1996), Mr Hayden entered politics in 1961 as the Member of the House of Representatives for Oxley. He was Leader of the Opposition from 1977 to 1983 and has served as both Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Minister for Social Security.

Amongst his awards are the Prior Order St John Australia and the Gwanghwa Medal Korean Order Diplomatic Merit.

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