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Redesigning the jigsaw

September 2007 - Redesigning the jigsawThe Australian system of government is under pressure. On one side the Commonwealth is intervening in everything from health to education. On the other, local government is being remade into regional government. Take out your scissors. If our system is to be re-jigged, it should be by design, not accident.



More, smaller states for Australia
by Syd Hickman - 26/09/2007 - 9 comments
From parliament to the people
by Brian Holden - 25/09/2007 - 6 comments
Australia - a broken Federation
by Charles Mollison - 18/09/2007 - 8 comments
Fiscal balance must prevail
by David Flint - 14/09/2007 - 7 comments
Money is the weapon in this war
by Bruce Haigh - 13/09/2007 - 5 comments
The Big Government vision
by John Carrigan - 12/09/2007 - 6 comments
One water catchment: one regional government
by Gavin Putland - 11/09/2007 - 6 comments
Shared government for Australia
by Jim Snow - 7/09/2007 - 4 comments
Cost-shifting, blame-shifting and profligacy
by Paul Kerin - 6/09/2007 - 25 comments
Do we need a plebiscite on federalism?
by Fred Argy - 5/09/2007 - 8 comments
The states are redundant
by Patrick Baume - 4/09/2007 - 34 comments
Canning federalism - the Liberals' legacy?
by Klaas Woldring - 3/09/2007 - 8 comments

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