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The birth of town planning in Australia

This rare collection of papers provides a snapshot in time illustrating the slow and steady progress of a new scientific discipline becoming an accepted and practiced profession in a young country.  Although well established as a discipline in other parts of the world, Town Planning was accepted as a serious issue in Australia only in the early 1900s.

Explore the links below for an overview of the development of town planning in Australia and to access digitised versions of selected publications.

       

Credits

Wendy Campbell, Special Collections Librarian, Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library