The historical context of Australia's federation

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Cole, John. 2014. The historical context of Australia's federation. Melbourne, Australia. Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
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The historical context of Australia's federation

Report TypeWorking paper
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AuthorCole, John
Institution of OriginCommittee for Economic Development of Australia
Page Range28-40
Number of Pages192
Year2014
PublisherCommittee for Economic Development of Australia
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISBN0858012960
Web Address (URL)http://adminpanel.ceda.com.au/FOLDERS/Service/Files/Documents/24389~CEDAAFederationforthe21stCentury_withlinks.pdf
Abstract

A Federation for the 21st Century examines:
•The key challenges for a federation in the 21st century;
•The potential for reforming the way government organises and delivers services;
•The relationship between the Commonwealth and state governments in relation to funding, investment and infrastructure:
•Local versus national requirements for services and regulation; and
•Engaging with state and Commonwealth policy makers to increase Australia's long-term economic and social prosperity.

KeywordsAustralia; government services; federal government; state governments
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020440712. Social policy
440801. Australian government and politics
440703. Economic development policy
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© CEDA 2014. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source.

Byline AffiliationsInstitute for Resilient Regions
Book TitleA federation for the 21st century
Chapter Number1.1
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