'New Bradfield': rerouting rivers to recapture a pioneering spirit

White, Patrick, McGregor, Russell, and Gertz, Janine (2019) 'New Bradfield': rerouting rivers to recapture a pioneering spirit. The Conversation, 27 November 2019.

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Abstract

[Extract] The "New Bradfield" scheme is more than an attempt to transcend environmental reality. It seeks to revive a pioneering spirit and a nation-building ethos supposedly stifled by the bureaucratic inertia of modern Australia.

Item ID: 61394
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 2201-5639
Keywords: North Queensland; Northern Australia; Bradfield scheme; water resources; northern development
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Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2020 01:55
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160507 Environment Policy @ 40%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 40%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160501 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy @ 20%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960706 Rural Water Policy @ 50%
94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9402 Government and Politics > 940299 Government and Politics not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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