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Putting Theory into Practice: International Development and Australian Economic Assistance to Papua New Guinea and Southeast Asia, 1945-75

Nicholas Ferns

Monash University

Following the end of the Second World War, Australia became part of an international movement that was marked by recognition of the role of governments in providing economic assistance to poorer parts of the world. These poorer areas, alternately called “underdeveloped”, “less developed”, or “developing”, had generally Read more »

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Life, Death and Deliverance at Callan Park Hospital for the Insane, 1877-1920: A Public Policy Message

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David Roth

Australian National University

How can my thesis on this historical topic inform current debates about mental health care policy in Australia? Before I answer this question, I need to first give a summary of the current outcomes of recent policy developments in, and debates on, Read more »

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Getting it right: Using history to inform public policy

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Event Type Workshop Title Getting it right: Using history to inform public policy Speakers Professor Peter Shergold AC; Steve Sedgwick AO, APSC; Professor Pat Thane, King’s College London Venue ANU Commons Date 3/12/12 Time 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Description Current political, institutional and economic pressures Read more »

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