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The impact of staff ceilings on the Australian Public Service

Latif, Abdul


Staff ceilings have played a central role in regulating the size of the Australian Public Service since 1971. They have been in force throughout 1971-83 apart from two short periods: December 1972-June 1973 and January 1975-June 1975. Prime Minister Gorton imposed staff ceilings in February 1971 to limit the growth of the Public Service. The immediate reason was to curtail the public sector spending to curb inflation. Since then, successive governments, including the Whitlam-Labor...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983-07
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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