Engine Room of Government: Queensland Premier's Department, 1859-2001

Engine Room of Government: Queensland Premier's Department, 1859-2001


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702232657
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Note on termsxiv
1The view from the top: then and now1
2The centre of the government: the Colonial Secretary's Office 1859-188611
3The affairs outside: The Chief Secretary's Department 1886-191546
4A jumble store of administrative oddments: the Premier's Department 1915-195776
5Everyone's problems are on your desk: the Premier's Department 1957-1987119
6The engine room of government: the Premier's Department 1987-2001166
7Working in the Premier's Department200
8Supporting the Cabinet232
9A work of supreme importance: The Co-ordinator-General of Public Works257
10Serving the Governors and Executive Council282
11Selling Queensland to the world310
12Protocol and royal visits344
13Queensland, the Commonwealth and the world378
14Continuity and change: the Premier's Department over 140 years416

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