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Federalism and local government in Australia

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: FENNA, Alan
  • Journal Name: Public Administration Today
  • Journal Number: 14
  • Country: Australia

Edited version of a speech to the IPAA National Conference, Roundtable on Federalism, Perth, 19 September 2007 - whether the decline of the states creates an opening for the rise of local or regional government - impact of centralising pressures on local government - pessimism about the 'third tier' of government in Australia.

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