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Patterns of power : control strategies for statutory authorities : the case of the Hunter District Water Board 1892-1990

Troy, Patrick; Lloyd, Clem J


The statutory authority is a little understood administrative device which has been widely used in Australia by both State and Commonwealth to discharge a variety of responsibilities. By briefly charting the administrative history of the Hunter District Water Board, this paper presents a case study of the debates over management reform and political control of the statutory authority. At a more specific level, it suggests: that the Hunter District Water Board historically showed a reluctance to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1990
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a51b2ed387
Access Rights: Open Access


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