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Papers of Frank Keith, 1956-2000 [manuscript]
Bib ID 837098
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Keith, F. C
 
Access Conditions Permission required for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1956-2000] 
6.6 m. (22 boxes) 
Summary

Subject files, minutes, reports, manuals, and correspondence relating to Keith's career, especially his period with the Inter-state Commission, including an unfinished history of the Inter-state Commission.

Biography/History

Engineer, expert on transport economics and author. As Acting Secretary then Secretary of the Inter-state Commission from 1984, Francis Clarkson Keith was closely involved in the establishment of the Commission and the performance of its tasks. In 1990, following the repeal of the Inter-state Commission Act, he became Principal Adviser in the Industry Commission. Keith represented Australia at several overseas forums including the 1979 UNCTAD International Preparatory Group on a Convention on Multimodal Transport in Geneva, and at discussions held in 1985 with the New Zealand Ministry of Transport on road user charges. In 1985 he also undertook a Senior Executive Fellowship awarded by the Public Service Board and published Trends in the distribution of transport powers and responsibilities between governments within federal systems (1986). Keith has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) obtained in 1959 and a Diploma in Public Administration obtained in 1967, both from the University of Queensland.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc01/39.

Subjects Keith, F. C. -- Archives.  |  Australia. Inter-state Commission -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Australia. Industry Commission -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  Engineers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Transportation and state -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1956-2000 
Occupation Engineers.  |  Public servants.

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