THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DUFFY Michael John, The Honourable


CITATION
Order of New Zealand (ONZ)
Appointed  6 February 1990 to mark The Queen’s visit and the 1990 Commemoration

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
Michael DUFFY, born 1938, served as a Member of the Parliament of Australia from 1980 to 1996, however, he has maintained close connections
with New Zealand since his childhood.

He held a number of ministerial portfolios, including Minister for Communications, Minister of Trade, and Minister of Trade Negotiations, and was also
the Attorney-General of Australia.

As Minister of Trade Negotiations, he was instrumental in negotiating the Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (CER) between Australia and
New Zealand, which opened up the market for the free trade of goods and services between the two countries. The CER is now one of the most open
economic and trade relationships of any two countries.




AWARDS
Order of New Zealand (ONZ)

NOTES
Born 2 March 1938 Australia
Died