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Market town to mining town : resource development, infrastructure costs and local government in Singleton, Australia

Parker, Paul Kenneth

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Who rneets the infrastructure costs when resource development of world-ranking magnitude occurs in a closely settled part of Australia? A comparable question has been answered in the past decade or so for remote, or thinly settled parts of Western Australia and Queensland. New mining ventures in the Pilbara for example, have required that infrastructure, including new towns, railways and port facilities, be built largely at company expense. But where towns and urban services already...[Show more]

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Date published: 1982
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/131952

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