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Research Report 30: Liberalism in Queensland 1859-1915 - precursors to the election of the Ryan Government

Dr Lyndon Megarrity writes: 'Between 1859 and 1915, politicians espousing progressive liberal values had incrementally raised the expectations of Queensland electors about the role which government could play in the social, industrial, electoral and economic affairs of citizens.  This essay traces the creation of the wider electoral environment which made the Ryan Labor government possible.' 


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