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Policy-making for Sydney's airport needs : a comparative and historical perspective

Sanders, Will


This paper focuses on the decision made by the Hawke government in March 1989 to build a third runway at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (KSA), subject to normal environmental impact procedures. It notes that this decision was commonly hailed as a policy-making success and that past government procrastination over the construction of a third runway has been conversely seen as policymaking failure. The paper questions these perceptions of failure and success both by recounting the history of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1989
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a513fe12bd
Access Rights: Open Access


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