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The Rural Reconstruction Commission [sound recording] : a note / Allan Martin and Janet Penny
Bib ID 2227463
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Martin, A. W. (Allan William), 1926-2002, Speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 3 Sept. 1981 
tape reel : 7 1/2 ips., 2 track stereo ; 7 in. 
Series

Post-war reconstruction seminar.

Summary

Dr Allan and Ms Penny talk about Australia's rural situation in the early 1940s; the Atlantic Charter; relevance of the Farmers Relief Board; decision to appoint a Rural Reconstruction Commission; Commission members; contributions to the Commission by Wadham, Judd and Lambert; Commission's terms of reference; Chifley's expections; Dept. of Post-War Reconstruction; 'Rural Reconstruction' bulletin; research undertaken; reports produced between 1944 and 1946; procedures of reports; confidentiality; difficulties; late release of reports; Agricultural Council's adoption of Commonwealth proposals; prescriptions for the coordination of land use and settlement; Land Utilization Council; uncertainty about market prospects; vision of a capitalist rural economy.

Biography/History

Dr Martin is a Senior Fellow in the History Dept., Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University.

Ms Penny is a Research Assistant at the Australian National University.

Notes

Bibliography: pp. 48-50.

Recorded at the Australian National University, Canberra.

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript: (50 p.) 
Subjects Australia. Rural Reconstruction Commission.  |  Agriculture and state -- Australia.  |  Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Penny, Janet, Speaker  |  Post-war reconstruction seminar (1981 : Australian National University)

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