|Institution:||University of Tasmania|
|Full text PDF:||http://eprints.utas.edu.au/14510/1/Harris_front_matter.pdf
On the 18th of January, 1930 the Tasmanian Parliament created the Hydro Electric Commission, and handed to that statutory corporation the administration of the State's electrical energy development. This study seeks to describe how and why this came about. As such it encroaches upon three fields of historical research and analysis.