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John Comrie

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Report

24 Feb 2014
219

This research suggests the sensible use of debt by local councils can address infrastructure backlogs and positively support sustainable local communities and organisation performance.

The aim of the project has been to support the Australian local government sector contend with the increasingly complex financial...

Working paper

28 Feb 2013
217

There is wide variation in the financial performance and capacity of Australian local governments. Most are in at least a satisfactory financial position or have the capacity to be so over the medium-term through reasonable and responsible financial decision-making. Some others, often with large geographic...

Discussion paper

8 Aug 2012
280

Over the past decade or so there has been considerable attention given to the state of Australian local governments’ finances, the capacity of local governments to fund reasonable and appropriate service levels, why local governments may have financial challenges and what if anything should be...

Report

1 Jan 2012
0

Over the past decade or so there has been considerable attention given to the state of Australian local governments' finances, the capacity of local governments to fund reasonable and appropriate service levels, why local governments may have financial challenges and what if anything should be...

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