Australian commonwealth statutory authorities : their contribution to an accountable public administration
The widespread use of the statutory authority has long been
seen as a major characteristic of Australian public
administration. A major theme in the literature on statutory
authorities in countries such as Australia whose core
institutions of government are based on the Westminster model
is the problem of accountability which these bodies are
alleged to cause. This thesis addresses that problem in the
context of Australian Commonwealth government.
The general aim of the thesis is to...[Show more]
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