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Author Van Schoubroeck, Lesley

Title The lure of politics : Geoff Gallop's government 2001-2006 / Lesley Van Schoubroeck
Published Crawley, W.A. : UWA Publishing, 2010


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 MELB  994.107 Gallop Van/Lop  AVAILABLE
Description 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Five short years -- 2. The coordination problem -- 3. The unlikely saviour gets underway -- 4. Getting good help -- 5. Leading through Cabinet -- 6. Tackling public administration -- 7. Beyond muddling through? -- 8. A little more conversation please -- 9. Labor after Gallop -- Appendices
Summary Takes readers back through the pivotal moments during Geoff Gallop's five years as premier of Western Australia. Gallop was elected to power after eight years of conservative rule during which the reputation of previous Labor administrations had been damaged in the findings of the WA Inc Royal Commission
Analysis ALP
Aboriginal reconciliation
Former Premiers
Gallop, Geoff
History, 1990-1999
Political conditions
Water policy
Western Australia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-297) and index
Subject Gallop, Geoff, 1951-
Gallop, Geoff.
Gallop, Geoffrey Ian, 1951-
Australian Labor Party. Western Australian Branch -- History -- 21st century.
Australian Labor Party. Western Australian Branch.
Government productivity -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Government productivity -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History -- 21st century.
Politicians -- Australia -- Western Australia.
Politicians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Premiers -- Western Australia -- Biography
Western Australia -- Politics and government -- 2001-
Western Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2010525656
ISBN 9781742580692 (paperback)
Other Titles Geoff Gallop's government 2001-2006