Su Fei Tan


The role of local government in local and regional economic development

This report highlights the varying roles and levels of engagement that councils play in regards to leadership, organisation and delivery of local and regional economic development in Australia.
Conference paper

Metropolitan and regional economic development: competing and contested local government roles in Australia in the 21st Century

Economic development is a priority of all levels of government; irrespective of country, constitution or system of governance. This is particularly the case in Australia, where federal, state and local tiers of government are undertaking activities intended to support economic growth. However, roles and responsibilities...
Working paper

Public value summary background paper

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) at UTS has published a background paper about understanding and promoting public value creation within Australian local government. The paper provides a definition of public value and public value creation from key literature, and links this...

Strategic planning in Australian local government

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) has published a new paper that compares the various approaches in each Australian jurisdiction toward implementing local government reforms, with a particular look at requirements for strategic and corporate planning and reporting. Each state requires different...