Making a city in the country : a history of the Albury-Wodonga National Growth Centre Project 1973-2003 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Making a city in the country : a history of the Albury-Wodonga National Growth Centre Project 1973-2003

Author: Bruce Pennay
Publisher: Sydney Univ. of New South Wales Press 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A case study of what began as one of the Whitlam Government's boldest ventures to make a new city in the country so as to relieve the pressure on capital cities. It explains what was involved in that  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Pennay
ISBN: 0868409448 9780868409443
OCLC Number: 255135312
Description: XI, 387 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part one; Beginnings of the growth centre project; Chapter 1: Deciding on a national growth centre project; Chapter 2: Finding out about Albury and Wodonga; Part two; Developing the growth centre project: 1973-77; Chapter 3: Coordinating the project; Chapter 4: Planning physical development; Chapter 5: Putting the project on the ground; Chapter 6: Making it all happen; Chapter 7: Community concerns; Chapter 8: Political disquiet; Chapter 9: Changing the project; Chapter 10: Reviewing achievement and generating confidence; Part three; Developing a pilot project in selective decentralisation: 1977-1989; Chapter 11: Changes in the economic and political climate; Chapter 12: Changing the structure; Chapter 13: Relating to local government; Chapter 14: Encouraging economic development; Chapter 15: Managing physical development; Chapter 16: Fostering social development; Chapter 17: Reviewing the project; Part four; Redefining and winding up the project: 1989-2003; Chapter 18: Changing directions; Chapter 19: Winding up the project: 1995 and beyond; Conclusion; Appendix 1: Members of the Ministerial Council, 1973-2003; Appendix 2: Members of the Albury - Wodonga Development Corporation; Appendix 3: The Albury - Wodonga Development Corporation at work.
Responsibility: Bruce Pennay

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"'[Building cities] is far the most difficult, complex and majestic thing that [people] do. In this we come nearest in scale to what God does in creating the stars and the hills and the forests.' - Read more...

 
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