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Hazel Hawke Hazel Hawke i(A13567 works by) (birth name: Hazel Masterton)
Born: Established: 1929 Perth, Western Australia, ; Died: Ceased: 23 May 2013
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Hazel Hawke was educated at Mt Hawthorn State School and the Perth Central Girls School. She married Bob Hawke in 1956 and worked at the Indian High Commission in Canberra. She later studied for a Diploma of Welfare Studies. She moved to the Lodge in Canberra when Bob Hawke became Prime Minister in 1983. Hazel and Bob Hawke divorced in 1995. Hazel Hawke is the mother of Sue Pieters-Hawke.

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y separately published work icon My Own Life : An Autobiography Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012 5987862 2012 single work autobiography

'Hazel Hawke's story spans decades of enormous change in the way Australian families live - and live together.

As the prime minister's wife, she lent her support to endeavours that reflected her own concerns and experience, including her great love, music. She enjoyed herself enormously - and swept others along with her enthusiasm for ideas and talk.

My Own Life is an absorbing autobiography and a graphic slice of the social history of sixty years of change in Australia....' (Publisher's blurb)

1993 winner National Library of Australia National Audio Book-of-the-Year Award Abridged Material
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