Series 310 - Brian William Brogan papers relating to development programs

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Brian William Brogan papers relating to development programs


  • 1978 - 2008 (Creation)

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1.4 m (7 type 1 boxes)

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(1934 - 2008)

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Dr Brian Brogan was born in Melbourne in 1934 and completed a Melbourne University Honours degree in Commerce before joining the Economics Department of Monash University where he was a lecturer and senior lecturer until he took leave to come to Canberra. He worked for the then Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s staff where he was senior economic advisor. Brogan was then appointed to the Chair in Economics at the University of Papua New Guinea and Dean of the Faculty. He returned to Canberra in 1987 and became Director of the Asia Program at the Australian National University’s National Centre for Development Studies and became Founding Director of the Graduate Studies in Development Administration. He was a Visiting Fellow at the then National Graduate School of Management from 1994 and ANU College of Business and Economics. Dr Brogan died on 2 March 2008.

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Most of the papers are proposals and reports on particular development programs from Brogan’s role as Director of the Asia Program in the National Centre for Development Studies and the National Graduate School of Management. They relate to projects in Vietnam, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, India, East Timor and China, particularly under the China Australia Governance Program. There are also some photographs of course participants and training materials. Also contains research and government papers relating to the Papua New Guinea government and economy.


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Prepared by Maggie Shapley on 18 June 2008; amended 25 August 2008; amended by Karina Taylor 22 September 2008.




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