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White Paper on the Reform of the Federation: Implications for Australian Local Government
Executive summary On 28 June 2014 the Office of the Prime Minister announced the ‘White Paper on the Reform of the Federation’. The White Paper was initially devised in the Office of Prime MinisterExpand
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The role of internal auditing in corporate governance: a Foucauldian analysis
Purpose - This study attempts to articulate the conceptual foundations of the role of internal auditing in corporate governance by drawing on Michel Foucault’s concept of governmentality.Expand
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Local Government in Australia
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Funding the Future: Financial Sustainability and Infrastructure Finance in Australian Local Government
Part A: Australian Fiscal Federalism and Australian Local Government Australian Fiscal Federalism Introduction The Australian federal system of government Public finance Vertical fiscal imbalanceExpand
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Tortoises and Hares: The Race to Shared Services Across Australian State and Territory Jurisdictions
All tiers of government in Australia have recently aimed at enhancing service provision, with shared service platforms a recent innovation. To date there has been no scholarly inquiry intoExpand
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Religion and Life Satisfaction Down Under
We investigated the association between religious involvement and life satisfaction using panel data from the 2004, 2007, and 2010 waves of the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in AustraliaExpand
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Human-resources strategies for managing HIV/AIDS: the case of the South African forestry industry
  • J. Gow, B. Grant
  • Economics, Medicine
  • African journal of AIDS research : AJAR
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Previous work has focused on HIV prevalence among forestry workers and the impact of HIV/AIDS on the sustainability of forest resources. Following a review of work examining the impacts of HIV/AIDSExpand
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From agriculture to mining: The changing economic base of a rural economy and implications for development
This paper uses economic-base theory and input–output modelling to examine the structure of a regional rural economy in New South Wales, Australia, drawing important policy implications for economicExpand
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Participatory Budgeting in Australian Local Government: An Initial Assessment and Critical Issues
Participatory budgeting (PB), a process whereby governments seek direct input from citizens into financial decisions, is gaining a foothold in the community engagement practices of Australian localExpand
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A Normative Model for Local Government De-Amalgamation in Australia
Ongoing local community dissatisfaction in some newly amalgamated local government areas resulting from the 2007 Queensland forced amalgamation program has raised the prospect of de-merger in thatExpand
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