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Policy Agendas in Australian Politics: The Governor-General's Speeches, 1945-2008

Dowding, Keith; Hindmoor, Andrew; Iles, Richard; John, Peter


The Policy Agendas Project collects and organises data from official documents to trace changes in the policy agenda and outputs of national, sub-national and supranational governments. In this paper we use the policy agendas method to analyse the changing contents of those Australian Governor-General's speeches delivered on behalf of incoming governments between 1945 and 2008. We suggest that these speeches provide an important insight into how the executive wishes to portray its policy agenda...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1080/10361146.2010.517174


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