Malcolm Fraser to campaign with Greens

Former Liberal prime minister Malcolm Fraser will campaign with the Greens to prevent Tony Abbott gaining control of the Senate, should he win the upcoming federal election.

Fairfax reports that Mr Fraser will campaign with Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, who is competing against the Liberal Party for the sixth and last Senate spot in South Australia.

Mr Fraser controlled the Senate for the first five years of his three-term prime ministership, from 1975 to 1980, but he is now estranged from the Liberal Party, which he left in 2009, saying it had become too conservative — via

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