Ian Manning

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Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Since 1998 the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research has prepared an annual State of the Regions report for the Australian Local Government Association. The report includes coverage of urban as well as country regions.

Journal article

1 Jan 2010

The extent to which governments have an obligation to provide a core set of essential services to all taxpayers, irrespective of their place of residence, is a topic of regular political debate. Of particular concern is the quality of telecommunication, health and education services in...

Journal article

1 Jan 2006

This report is part of the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) response to an MAV State Council motion requesting the MAV to lobby the State Government to prepare a Rural 2030 strategy, and a request by the Rural Councils Network for the MAV to take...


15 Aug 2003

This issue examines the role of local government in regional development.


30 Jul 2003

Gambling duties or taxes are a vital source of funding to the New south Wales government and the industry directly employs over 35,000 people. But between 1 and 2 per cent of the adult population, depending on the definition, incur significant difficulties and costs from...

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