1974-1975, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Augustus Wharton Paul interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]. Paul, Augustus Wharton, 1898- (Interviewee)

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Augustus Wharton Paul interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection
 
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Physical Description
  • 2 tape reels : 1 7/​8 ips, mono. ; 5 in.
Published
  • 1974 Nov. 8- 1975 Aug. 28.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Augustus Wharton Paul interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection.
Creator
  • Paul, Augustus Wharton, 1898- (Interviewee)
Other Creators
  • Pratt, Mel. (Interviewer)
Published
  • 1974 Nov. 8- 1975 Aug. 28.
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 2 tape reels : 1 7/​8 ips, mono. ; 5 in.
Series
Part Of
  • Mel Pratt collection
Subjects
Summary
  • Augustus Wharton Paul, public servant talks about the move to Canberra in 1922; housing; living conditions; Federal Capital Commission; railway; floods in 1921 and 1925; movies at Duntroon; lack of transport; road to Yass ; shopping; school; dances; bicycles; Frank Green; Mr Anstey; Niemeyer Plan; Premiers' Plan; defeat of Scullin; Parkhill; Charles Marr; Public Service Board, Sydney; Isaac Isaacs; John Beasley; Directorate of Material Supply; Dept of Post-war Reconstruction; Stanley Savage; Duke of Gloucester; Billy Hughes; Commonwealth Dept of Transport; E.J. Ward; Standardisation scheme; Howard Beale; Dept of National Development; Commander Jackson; Dept of Social Services; Senator Spooner; Mr Townley; Mcmahon; Hugh Roberton; appointment of Director-General Dept o Social Services; Earle Page; Rowley Jones; Australian Investigation Service; fascist movement; Military Intelligence; E.J. Ward; Jock Garden; Chifley; I.B.M. crisis; Athol Townley.
Biography
  • Augustus Wharton was a federal public servant for over 50 years. During this time he served in many capacities, including Secretary, Dept. of Transport 1948-1950 and Deputy-Director General, Dept. of Social Services, 1950-1963.
Notes
Numbering Note
  • Transcript (39 p.)
Access Conditions
  • Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
Language
  • English
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