Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke. Photo: SCMP

Late former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke noted for role in forging closer ties between Beijing and Canberra

  • Hawke, a former trade union leader who served as premier from 1983 to 1991, ‘died peacefully at home’, his wife said
  • He was noted for his close relationship with the Chinese government during his leadership
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Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke. Photo: SCMP
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