Historical information

E.J. Barker is a past principal of the School of Mines Ballarat and the Library at the Mt Helen Campus is named after him. Document is a Draft of the proposed "Higher Education: an Agenda for Change". It is from the Minister for Employment, Education and Training, Hon J S Dawkins, MP. Dated December 1987. Throughout this draft are notations. Noted throughout is "Cabinet-in-Confidence". Handwritten sheets are comments by Jack Barker re this paper which became known as "The Green Paper". Ballarat College of Advanced Education Director Dr John Sharpham wrote document "Ballarat College of Advanced Education and the Future" in response.

Physical description

Document divided into 4 Parts totaling 10 Chapters plus Tables and Figures and Appendices.Presented in blue plastc folder with metal slide fastener. This has made rust marks on paper. Foreward by the Minister.