ZA COM MR-AAO-177
Hazel Rose Jones
- 1921-01-01 - 1989-12-31 (Accumulation)
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Personal archive ; The State Library of New South Wales holds a substantial collection of her personal papers, containing correspondence, publications and subject files. It covers the period 1940-1989.
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Hazel Rose Jones was a lifelong campaigner for social justice who became a leading activist of the Anti-Apartheid Movement in Australia. In 1960 the Sharpeville massacre impelled Jones to the forefront of anti-apartheid activism. In 1967 she became a founding member of Friends of Africa in Sydney. She joined the Executive Committee of the Southern Africa Defence and Aid Fund (SADAF) in December 1970. She served as both Honorary Secretary of SADAF and of its successor, Community Aid Abroad (Australia) (CAASA).