More than rates, roads and rubbish: a history of local government in action in Thuringowa Shire 1879-1985

@inproceedings{Henderson1992MoreTR,
  title={More than rates, roads and rubbish: a history of local government in action in Thuringowa Shire 1879-1985},
  author={Lyn Henderson},
  year={1992}
}
This thesis is a case study of a rural-urban local authority to 1985. Thuringowa Shire, with no reason for existence in its own right, was a political and administrative creation that tied disparate areas and groups together for the purpose of local government. Hence, the thesis is a history of local government in action; not a history of a local authority area. To this purpose, it is located within a selective socio-economic history of the Shire to provide the necessary background to the study… CONTINUE READING