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Recollections of an unreasonable man : from the beat to the bench

Author: Don Stewart; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Sydney : ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corp., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As founding chairman of the National Crime Authority and the head of various Royal Commissions dealing with drug trafficking, the activities of the Nugan Hand bank and illegal police phone tapping, Don Stewart has presided over some of Australia's most celebrated criminal investigations. As he describes his career -- from suburban policeman on the beat to judge of the NSW Supreme Court, he gives a unique insight  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Don Stewart; Don Stewart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Stewart; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 9780733318948 0733318940
OCLC Number: 123540079
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 288 pages, [8] pages of plates (some color) : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Royal Commissioner --
Royal Commission into Drug Trafficking --
Nugan Hand Inquiry --
Age tapes and the 'greenlight state' --
Cocaine --
Rise and demise of the National Crime Authority --
Resource Assessment Commission --
Coastal Zone Inquiry.
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"As founding chairman of the National Crime Authority and the head of various Royal Commissions dealing with drug trafficking, the activities of the Nugan Hand bank and illegal police phone tapping, Don Stewart has presided over some of Australia's most celebrated criminal investigations. As he describes his career -- from suburban policeman on the beat to judge of the NSW Supreme Court, he gives a unique insight into Australia's police and judicial systems." -- Back cover.

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