Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3183
Title: A Critical Evaluation of Virtual Local Government in Australia
Contributor(s): Dollery, Brian Edward  (author)
Publication Date: 2003
DOI: 10.1046/j.1467-8500.2003.00340.x
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3183
Abstract: The vigorous debate surrounding local government amalgamation in Australia remains unresolved. In an attempt to break the current stalemate Percy Allan (2001) has proposed a model of 'virtual local government' that seeks to combine the service appropriateness and effectiveness purportedly associated with demographically small councils with the service efficiency of large municipalities. This paper attempts to place his model in the context of the literature on the theory of public sector policy reform. It then goes on to examine virtual local government in the light of new institutional economics, public choice theory and the characteristics of Australian local government.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Public Administration, 62(3), p. 82-91
Publisher: Blackwell
Place of Publication: Melbourne, Australia
ISSN: 0313-6647
Field of Research (FOR): 140209 Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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