Stephen Jones


A quiet revolution: City governments tackle global warming

While Australia's federal and state leaders have been stuck discussing the introduction of the emissions trading scheme, some of our local governments have been trying to do something about the impact of human activity on global warming. But will climate change policies developed by city...

A new deal for local government?

In December 2008, the Australian Local Government Association conducted a three day summit in Melbourne. The summit agreed that the solution to the problems of local government lies in a more direct relationship with the federal government and that nothing less than reform of the...