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The development of the South Australian Civil Service 1836-1916

Hawker, Geoffrey Nelson


The South Australian Civil Service began in I836 as a 'formed' bureaucracy. It was, for example, classified in a rudimentary fashion, duties were defined and pluralities were few. In the period before responsible government (1836), though not remarkably inefficient, the Service came under strong attack from colonial politicians as it grew in size and cost, for it was regarded as a creature of the Governor. Colonists asserted their right to be informed about the work of the government...[Show more]

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Date published: 1967
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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