Australian Official Publications

Australian Official Publications

Guides to Official Publications

1st Edition - January 1, 1980

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  • Author: Howard Coxon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146904

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Australian Official Publications is a six-part book that begins with a separate chapter on the framework of Australian government. Part I then describes the main features of the commonwealth parliament. Part II details the commonwealth government departments and statutory authorities. Parts III and IV elucidate the distribution and availability of Australian official publications and the main forms of official publishing in each State of Australia. Part V discusses the internal territories of the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. The last part contains the bibliography of Australian official publications. This book will be helpful to general readers to understand the system of government which prevails and something of the working of its organs.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    List of Illustrations



    1 Introduction: The Framework of Australian Government

    I The Commonwealth Parliament

    2 The Work of Parliament

    3 The Proceedings of Parliament

    4 Parliamentary Debates

    5 Parliamentary Papers

    6 Legislation: Bills, Acts and 45 Delegated Legislation

    II Commonwealth Departments and Statutory Authorities

    7 Some Recent History

    8 A Publishing Survey

    9 The Australian Bureau of Statistics

    10 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization

    11 Two Problems

    III Distribution and Availability

    12 The Australian Government Publishing Service

    13 Other Outlets

    IV The States of Australia

    14 New South Wales

    15 Victoria

    16 Queensland

    17 Tasmania

    18 South Australia

    19 Western Australia

    V The Internal Territories

    20 The Australian Capital Territory

    21 The Northern Territory

    VI The Bibliography of Australian Official Publications



Product details

  • No. of pages: 228
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1980
  • Published: January 1, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146904

About the Author

Howard Coxon

About the Editor

John E. Pemberton

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