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1 See Hajer, Maarten and Reijndorp, Arnold (2001), In Search of the New Public Domain, Rotterdam: NA Publishers, or Chantal Mouffe’s collective website The Space for Democracy/ The Democracy of Space, http://www.spaceofdemocracy.org/.
2 John Stanhope was at the time the Chief Minister for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government. The ACT Government has similar powers to state governments when it comes to planning and policy with regards to the built environment. At the time of the SIEV X Memorial, the ACT planning authority was often at odds with the NCA over projects in the public realm.