Tag Archive: Nicholas Browne

Upcoming Australian Policy and History Network Event

A research workshop convened by the Research School of Social Sciences, the Australian Policy History Network and the Museum of Australian Democracy:

‘How Australians Should Live: Historical perspectives on Current Policy Challenges’

Date: 1 November 2016 (TBC)

Venue: Australian National University

Leaders: Frank Bongiorno, Nicholas Brown, Bruce Chapman, David Lowe, Meredith Edwards, Stuart Macintyre, Sean Read more »

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As ‘Tortuous as a Ludlum Thriller’

by Nicholas Brown, History Program, Research School of Social Sciences, ANU

In his condolence motion following Rick Farley’s death in May 2006, Andrew Robb observed that Farley’s greatest skill — especially as demonstrated in crafting the Landcare initiative in 1989 — was in ‘shaping, shifting and influencing’ the attitudes of often ostensibly conflicting Read more »

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