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Geoffrey Yeend interviewed by Robert Hyslop in the Conversations with Departmental Secretaries oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1842686
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Yeend, Geoffrey, Sir, 1927-1994, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1990 
3 tape reels (ca. 180 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Conversations with Departmental Secretaries oral history project.

Summary

Sir GeoffreyYeend, former Head of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, speaks about his childhood; his career in the Prime Minister's Department; working as Menzies' official secretary; the role of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; departmental management; relations with ministers and the Prime Minister; Cabinet submissions; changes in the functions and structure of departments.

Notes

From June to October 1990, Robert Hyslop interviewed 10 former heads of Commonwealth government departments.

Recorded in Canberra on 30 August 1990.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 33 leaves) 
Subjects Yeend, Geoffrey, Sir, 1927-1994 -- Interviews.  |  Australia. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.  |  Government executives -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Officials and employees.
Other authors/contributors Hyslop, Robert, 1918-2007, Interviewer

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