The gatekeepers : lessons from prime ministers' chiefs of staff / R.A.W. Rhodes and Anne Tiernan.

The Gatekeepers examines the position of chief of staff to the Australian Prime Minister from the perspective of key individuals who have held it. Exploring the support needs of Australian political leaders, it traces the forces that have shaped the growth and specialisation of the Prime Ministers&#...

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Main Authors: Rhodes, R. A. W. 1944- (Author), Tiernan, Anne, 1968- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2014.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:The Gatekeepers examines the position of chief of staff to the Australian Prime Minister from the perspective of key individuals who have held it. Exploring the support needs of Australian political leaders, it traces the forces that have shaped the growth and specialisation of the Prime Ministers' Office since Gough Whitlam first formalized the appointment of a trusted senior person as head of his private office in 1972. Addressing a critical gap in our understanding of the contemporary practice of Australian political leadership, it reports the findings of a project designed to develop an em.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780522866520
0522866522