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Title: Is bigger local government better?: An evaluation of the case for Australian municipal amalgamation programs
Contributor(s): Dollery, Brian Edward  (author); Crase, L (author)
Publication Date: 2004
DOI: 10.1080/0811114042000269290
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1429
Abstract: Municipal amalgamations have historically accounted for a substantial reduction in the number of councils in Australia. Proponents of municipal consolidation typically argue that substantial economic benefits will inevitably flow from fewer, larger municipal councils. This article seeks to evaluate the validity of the generic case for council amalgamation in Australia.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Urban Policy and Research, 22(3), p. 265-275
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 1476-7244
0811-1146
Field of Research (FOR): 140299 Applied Economics not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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