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Shaping mental health policy in Australia, 1988-2008

Whiteford, Harvey


This thesis uses the theoretical framework developed by John Kingdon to analyse, from the perspective of the Commonwealth government, the problems, policy solutions and political context that led to the opening of three mental health policy windows in Australia: the adoption of Australia's National Mental Health Policy and first National Mental Health Plan in 1992, the adoption of the Second National Mental Health Plan in 1998 and the adoption of the Council of Australian Governments' National...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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