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H. C. Coombs

Herbert Cole H.C. "Nugget" Coombs (24 February 1906 – 29 October 1997) was an Australian economist and public servant. [1]

56 relations: Aboriginal Australians, Allen Brown (public servant), Australia Council for the Arts, Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust, Australian Labor Party, Australian National University, Australian of the Year, Ben Chifley, Bob Hawke, Canberra, Cinema of Australia, Civil service, Classical economics, Commonwealth Bank, Department of Post-War Reconstruction (Australia), Departmental secretary, Donald Markwell, Douglas Copland, Elizabeth II, English Renaissance theatre, Full employment, Gough Whitlam, Governor-General of Australia, Great Depression, Harold Holt, Harold Laski, Howard Florey, Indigenous land rights, J. G. Phillips, John Crawford (economist), John Curtin, John Gorton, John Howard, John Kerr (governor-general), John Maynard Keynes, Judith Wright, Kalamunda, Western Australia, Leslie Melville, Liberal Party of Australia, Loans Affair, London School of Economics, Lyndhurst Giblin, Malcolm Fraser, Margaret Thatcher, Marxism, Order of Australia, Perth Modern School, Referendum, Reserve Bank of Australia, Robert Menzies, ..., University of Melbourne, University of Western Australia, White Paper on Full Employment in Australia, William McMahon, World War II, 1975 Australian constitutional crisis. Expand index (6 more) »

Aboriginal Australians

Aboriginal Australians are legally defined as people who are members "of the Aboriginal race of Australia" (indigenous to the Australian continent—mainland Australia or to the island of Tasmania).

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Allen Brown (public servant)

Sir Allen Stanley Brown was a senior Australian Public Servant.

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Australia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council for the Arts, informally known as the Australia Council, is the official arts council or arts funding body of the Government of Australia.

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Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust (AETT) was set up in September 1954 under the guidance of H. C. ‘Nugget’ Coombs, Governor of the Commonwealth Bank, Sir Charles Moses General Manager, Australian Broadcasting Commission and John Douglas Pringle, Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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Australian National University

The Australian National University (ANU) is a public university in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

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Australian of the Year

The Australian of the Year is an award conferred on an Australian citizen by the National Australia Day Council, a not-for-profit Australian Governmentowned social enterprise.

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Ben Chifley

Joseph Benedict "Ben" Chifley (22 September 1885 – 13 June 1951) was an Australian politician who was the 16th Prime Minister of Australia from 1945 to 1949.

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Bob Hawke

Robert James Lee "Bob" Hawke (born 9 December 1929) is an Australian politician who was the Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.

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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Cinema of Australia

The Australian film industry has its beginnings with the 1906 production of The Story of the Kelly Gang, the earliest feature film ever made.

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Civil service

The term civil service can refer to either a branch of governmental service in which individuals are employed (hired) on the basis of professional merit as proven by competitive examinations; or the body of employees in any government agency apart from the military, which is a separate extension of any national government.

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Classical economics

Classical economics asserts that markets function best without government interference.

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Commonwealth Bank

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom.

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Department of Post-War Reconstruction (Australia)

The Department of Post-War Reconstruction was an Australian Government department responsible for planning and coordinating Australia's transition to a peacetime economy after World War II.

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Departmental secretary

In the administration of government in Australia, a departmental secretary, or more commonly a Secretary, is the most senior public servant of a Commonwealth or state government department, charged with leading the department on a day-to-day basis.

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Donald Markwell

For the Montgomery, Alabama, talk radio personality, see Don Markwell Donald John "Don" Markwell (born 19 April 1959) is an Australian social scientist and educational leader.

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Douglas Copland

Sir Douglas Berry Copland KBE CMG (24 February 189427 September 1971) was an Australian academic and economist.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

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English Renaissance theatre

English Renaissance theatre, also known as early modern English theatre, or (commonly) as Elizabethan theatre, refers to the theatre of England between 1562 and 1642.

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Full employment

Full employment, in macroeconomics, is the level of employment rates where there is no cyclical or deficient-demand unemployment.

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Gough Whitlam

Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.

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Governor-General of Australia

The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative in Australia of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Harold Holt

Harold Edward Holt, (5 August 190817 December 1967), was an Australian politician and the 17th Prime Minister of Australia.

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Harold Laski

Harold Joseph Laski (30 June 1893 – 24 March 1950) was a British political theorist, economist, author, and lecturer.

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Howard Florey

Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey (24 September 189821 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the development of penicillin.

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Indigenous land rights

Indigenous land rights are the rights of indigenous peoples to land, either individually or collectively.

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J. G. Phillips

Sir John Grant Phillips (13 March 1911 – 7 October 1986) was an Australian economist who became the second Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, from 1968 to 1975.

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John Crawford (economist)

Sir John Grenfell Crawford (4 April 1910 – 28 October 1984) was an economist and a key architect of Australia's post-war growth.

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John Curtin

John Joseph Curtin (8 January 1885 – 5 July 1945) was an Australian politician who was the 14th Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945 and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1935 to 1945.

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John Gorton

Sir John Grey Gorton (9 September 1911 – 19 May 2002) was the 19th Prime Minister of Australia.

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John Howard

John Winston Howard,, (born 26 July 1939) was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, from 11 March 1996 to 3 December 2007.

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John Kerr (governor-general)

Sir John Robert Kerr (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 18th Governor-General of Australia.

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John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB, FBA (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments.

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Judith Wright

Judith Arundell Wright (31 May 191525 June 2000) was an Australian poet, environmentalist and campaigner for Aboriginal land rights.

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Kalamunda, Western Australia

Kalamunda is a town and eastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the Darling Scarp at the eastern limits of the Perth metropolitan area.

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Leslie Melville

Sir Leslie Galfreid Melville KBE (26 March 190230 April 2002) was a renowned Australian economist, academic and public servant.

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Liberal Party of Australia

The Liberal Party of Australia (Lib, colloquially Libs or, rarely, "LPA") is a centre-right political party in Australia.

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Loans Affair

The Loans Affair, also called the Khemlani Affair, was a political scandal involving the Whitlam Government of Australia in 1975, in which it was accused of attempting to borrow money without federal consent from Middle Eastern countries by bypassing standard procedure as dictated by the Australian Treasury.

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London School of Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science (commonly referred to as the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university located in London, England which specialises in social sciences, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Lyndhurst Giblin

Professor Lyndhurst Falkiner Giblin DSO MC (29 November 1872 - 1 March 1951) was an Australian statistician and economist.

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Malcolm Fraser

John Malcolm Fraser (21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015) was an Australian politician who was the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Liberal Party from 1975 to 1983.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (Roberts, 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Marxism

Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that analyzes class relations and societal conflict, that uses a materialist interpretation of historical development, and a dialectical view of social transformation.

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Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service.

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Perth Modern School

Perth Modern School is an academically-selective co-educational public high school located in Subiaco, an inner city suburb of Perth, Western Australia.

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Referendum

A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite — or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal.

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Reserve Bank of Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) came into being on 14 January 1960 as Australia's central bank and banknote issuing authority, when the Reserve Bank Act 1959 removed the central banking functions from the Commonwealth Bank.

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Robert Menzies

Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician and the 12th Prime Minister of Australia.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University or simply Melbourne) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria.

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University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a research-intensive university in Perth, Australia that was established by an act of the Western Australian Parliament in February 1911, and began teaching students for the first time in 1913.

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White Paper on Full Employment in Australia

The White Paper Full Employment in Australia was the defining document of economic policy in Australia for the 30 years between 1945 and 1975.

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William McMahon

Sir William "Billy" McMahon, (23 February 190831 March 1988), was an Australian Liberal politician and the 20th Prime Minister of Australia.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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1975 Australian constitutional crisis

The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis (also known simply as "the Dismissal") has been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian history.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._C._Coombs

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