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Tilting at windmills: regional development policy

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Sorensen, Tony
  • Journal Name: Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol.16, No.2
  • Country: Australia

The Federal Government seems to be treating rural and regional Australia as a homogeneous entity in both problem and policy terms. Yet broadbrush measures like the recent pledge of $1.8 billion to the regions could do more harm than good.

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