Statement from SBS regarding the passing of former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke AC

17 May 2019


On his passing, SBS has paid tribute to former Prime Minister Bob Hawke AC, in recognition of his commitment to Australia’s multicultural and Indigenous communities.

SBS Chairman, Dr Bulent Hass Dellal AO said: “Bob Hawke made a tremendous contribution to the success of Australia as a modern, multicultural nation. He was a proud advocate for respect and equality for all Australians. His belief that our diversity makes Australia a better place has helped to shape our society and has left a lasting legacy.”

SBS expresses its sincerest condolences to his family and friends at this time.