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Pillars of power : Australia's institutions

Author: David Harris Solomon
Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pillars of Power examines Australia's most important political, legal and social institutions? the government, the courts, the unions, the media, the economic regulators, the defence and security apparatus, the universities, even sport.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Harris Solomon
ISBN: 9781862876453 1862876452
OCLC Number: 167342400
Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Government and Parliament --
Federalism and the States --
Vice-regal institutions --
The Public Service --
Courts and the law --
Defence and security --
Economic regulators --
Unions --
Universities --
Media --
Sport --
International foundations --
Conclusion: Evolving institutions.
Responsibility: David Solomon.

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Pillars of Power is an engaging survey, based on extensive interviews, of where power is based in Australia today. It covers not just government, defence and the courts but also economic regulators,  Read more...

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Few writers are better qualified than Solomon for a tricky assignment like this one. For over forty years a Canberra press gallery reporter, Whitlam government political staffer, barrister, Read more...

 
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