What was the economic impact of World War 2 on Australia's economy?

Australia feared of formation of communist countries,

Huge housing shortage after returning from world war soldiers during the greate depression

Address a lack of construction

Increasing population

Keynesian economics

Role of federal govt.

Increasing recognition for the need of master plan for metoropolitan regions

The long-boom (1950s-1960s)


! Increasing population and increasing proportion of nation's pop. living in cities

! Emergence of metropolitan plans

! Housing: suburbanisation and slum clearance

! Role of technology (and faith in technology) > impact on transport