Howard's Second and Third Government: Australian Commonwealth Administration, 1998-2004

This book looks at the administrative and leadership style of Prime Minister John Howard's second and third governments (1998-2004), focussing on key aspects of the government's approach during this period. It considers major changes in the public sector and its agencies, changes in the relationships between the executive and parliament, and the shift to a more privatised state. It features key policy issues of education, immigration, the republican debate, the GST, foreign policy and indigenous issues.