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Rethinking deliberative governance: dissecting the Queensland landclearing campaign

@inproceedings{Whelan2004RethinkingDG,
  title={Rethinking deliberative governance: dissecting the Queensland landclearing campaign},
  author={James Martin Whelan and Kristen Lyons},
  year={2004}
}
Landclearing dominated the political and media agenda throughout the 2004 Queensland state election. The state’s rapid rate of landclearing and consequent contribution to species loss and climate change had gained widespread attention as a result of sustained advocacy by environmental non-government organisations. On polling day, voters were assured that a vote for Labor was a vote to ‘end landclearing’ and protect up to 20 million hectares of remnant vegetation. Labor’s landslide victory… 
Regional planning as good governance: A central Queensland case study
Abstract Previous social science research has detected changes in ideas and practices of government in Australia from the 1980s, most notably in the shift from a welfarist mode of rule towards

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