Regions need more funding and capability

By Paul Hemsley Regional areas need more funding allocated to infrastructure projects, according to a report commissioned by the Australian Local Government Association. The 2012-13 State of the Regions Report, prepared by National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR), said a ‘new approach’ to regional development is required to address ‘inequality issues’ across Australian […]

State of the regions at special assembly

By Staff Writer Commissioned by the Australian Local Government Association and prepared by leading economic consultancy, National Economics, the State of the Regions 2008-09 report will be released today at the Local Government Constitutional Summit in Melbourne. Early indications from ALGA suggest this year’s report will present a sobering snapshot of how Australia’s regions are […]


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