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State and federal politician. Australian Labor Party member for Murrumbidgee, New South Wales Legislative Assembly 1965-1969; Member for Riverina in Federal Parliament, 1969-1974; Minister for Immigration in the Whitlam Labor Government, 1972-1974; defeated at the May 1974 General Election.
Mainly comprises correspondence, papers relating to overseas visits, publications and press clippings relating to community relations. Other papers include press releases and speeches, 1965-1975, cabinet submissions no. 1-375, papers relating to immigration, personal correspondence and travel ephemera.
Contained in 44 boxes, 1 folio item.
Comprises further papers documenting Grassby's career as a minister and parliamentarian and his work as Commissioner for Community Relations.
Contained in 6 cartons.