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Transcript 6201


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Hawke, Robert

Period of Service: 11/03/1983 to 20/12/1991

More information about Hawke, Robert on The National Archive website.

Release Date: 15/09/1983

Release Type: Media Release

Transcript ID: 6201

I today proposecd to the Chief Minister of the cerii. ry,
Mr. Everingham, ai: 1 the South Austraianr Premiecr,
that the indenendent economic inquiry into transnort w; rvic's in
the Northern ' erritory should be conducted by the Chief
Executive of the NSW Rail Authority, Mr. David Hill.
Mr. Hill, 37, is an economist. He was appointed to the R! ail
Authority in July 1980. Prior to that he was Cornmissiencr of
the NSW Public Transport Commission. From 1976-197S Mr. Hill was
ecoinomics ad: iser to the NSW Premier, Mr. Wran.
I have asked Mr. Everingham and Mr. Bannon for urcnt inaton
of Mr. Hill s appointment and agreement to the proposed trm; of
reference. I have proposed that Mr. Hill should report his findings by
December 31, 1983.
Copies of the letters to Mr. Everingham and Mr. Bannon and the
proposed terms of reference are available from the Press Office.

Transcript 6201