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Minutes of evidence and reports, 1943-1944 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2813997
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Commonwealth Housing Commission (Australia)
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1943-1944 
1 m. 20 cm. 
Summary

Evidence covering each state given by government departments and instrumentalities, associations, municipalities, country shires and the manufacturing sector. Evidence incomplete from New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Also one folder of reports to National Works Council. Evidence in typescript form.

Biography/History

The Commonwealth Housing Commission was appointed on 19 April 1943 by Ben Chifley then the Minister for Post-War Reconstruction. The Chairman was Mr Leon O'Connor. There were five members of the commission in all. Two interim reports were issued (21 Oct 1943 and 31 Mar 1944) and the final report on 25 Aug 1944. The terms of reference were to enquire into: 1. The present housing position in Australia; and 2. The housing requirements of Australia during the post-war period.

Notes

Manuscript reference: NLA MS 3820.

Subjects Housing -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1943-1944 

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