Bernie Fraser (economist)
|5th Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia|
September 1989 – September 1996
|Preceded by||RA Johnston|
|Succeeded by||Ian Macfarlane|
|Born||1941 (age 71–72)
Junee, New South Wales
|Alma mater||University of New England (Australia)
Australian National University
Fraser joined the Department of the Treasury (Australia) in 1963. He was its London representative from 1969 to 1972. In 1981 Fraser was appointed Director of the National Energy Office. He returned to the Treasury in 1984 and became Secretary from September 1984 to September 1989.
He has appeared in several television ads in Australia for superannuation funds, notably sporting the catchphrase; "it's the super of the future".
He was educated at Junee High School, the University of New England, Australia and the Australian National University. He has received Honorary Doctorates from the University of New England, Australia and Charles Sturt University, Australia. He is also an honorary Professor of Economics at the University of Canberra.
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- Greg Combet (21 June 2012). "Strong Board appointed for Climate Change Authority". Media Release. Australian Government. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
- St Anne, Christine (2 June 2008). "Super of the future". investordaily.com.au. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
- Short, John (18 September 1984). "New Treasury head tough but flexible". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
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|Secretary of the Department of the Treasury
1984 - 1989
|Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia
1989 - 1996
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