Reach of the Imagination: The bold experiment of the Australian Assistance Plan

Melanie Oppenheimer, Erik Eklund, Joanne Scott

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Abstract

A largely forgotten, yet highly original social policy program of the 1970s, the Australian Assistance Plan (AAP) sought to reframe citizens' participation in their communities, stimulate voluntary organisations and transform earlier models of engagement amongst all levels of government and the emerging voluntary sector.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaking Modern Australia
Subtitle of host publicationThe Whitlam Government's 21st Century Agenda
EditorsJenny Hocking
Place of Publication Sydney
PublisherMonash University Publishing
Chapter4
Pages47-59
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781925495201, 9781925495195
ISBN (Print)9781925495188
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017

Publication series

NameAustralian History

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