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Title Turning point : the state of Australia / edited by Christopher Sheil
Published Sydney : Allen & Unwin; Evatt Foundation, 1997

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 W'PONDS  320.994 She/Tpt  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series State of Australia series
State of Australia series.
Contents Part One: National Policy Perspectives. 1. The anatomy of vulnerability -- 2. The great wheel of circulation -- 3. Moving the mindset -- 4. Born on the Briar -- 5. Smaller citizens -- 6. Social secessionism -- 7. Seriosly prejudiced -- 8. Not yet dead not yet born -- 9. The jury is now out. Part Two: State & Territory Perspectives. 10. First one back -- 11. An Un-Australian episode -- 12. Professional Retreat -- 13. One party one state -- 14. The big pong -- 15. Endgame -- 16. The absent centre -- 17. Statehood or falsehood?
Summary "Where is Australia going? To answer this question, Turning Point provides a progress report on key national policy areas covering unemployment, infrastructure, financial regulation (the Wallis inquiry), manufacturing (the Mortimer review), the waterfront and shipping, health, emergency services and the public sector. An examination of the New Zealand experiment points to similarities and differences with the Australian experience." "Turning Point also reports on the direction and performance of Australia's state and territory governments. It traces the contradictions in Bob Carr's NSW government and offers new and disturbing perspectives on Jeff Kennett's Victorian government. It questions whether Rob Borbidge is attempting to turn Queensland back to the Bjelke-Petersen era. It asks what public benefit will come from the WA government's efforts to break the union movement. It looks at how South Australia and Tasmania can escape the prospect of permanent recession."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Australia overseas comparisons
Economic conditions
Economic policy
Emergency services
Federal issue
Financial services
Health services
Infrastructure
Interstate comparisons
Manufacturing
New Zealand
Public service
Sea transport
Social conditions
Social policy
State issue
Unemployment
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography
Notes Holdings added to Kinetica
Subject Economics.
Political Systems.
Sociology.
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1976-1990
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1990-
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1990-2001
Australia -- Economic policy.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-2001
Australia -- Politics and government.
Australia -- Social policy -- 1990-
Australia -- Social policy -- 1990-2001
Australia -- Social policy.
New Zealand -- Economic policy -- 1990-
New Zealand -- Economic policy.
New Zealand -- Politics and government.
Author Sheil, Christopher.
Herbert Vere Evatt Memorial Foundation.
LC no. 99487973
ISBN 1864485671
Other Titles Turning point : the state of Australia & New Zealand
Turning point: the state of Australia & New Zealand