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Advocacy and resistance : the question of a post-war Commonwealth government role in community facilities, town planning and regional planning, 1939-52

Howard, Michael


This paper is concerned with the only attempt, prior to the 1970s era of DURD, to establish a significant role on the part of the Commonwealth government in urban and regional planning in Australia. Previous commentators on the period concerned - the 1940s - have contrasted the Commonwealth Housing Commission of 1943-44, in a context on post-war reconstruction fervour, with the demise of any Commonwealth role from the early 1950s to the early 1970s. These commentators have attributed this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1988
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a4fb08786f
Access Rights: Open Access


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