Federalism and Water Management in Australia: Unintended Consequences in the Murray-Darling Basin
The history of river management in Australia�s Murray-Darling Basin demonstrates the effective limits of political and financial power in a federal system. While the financial power rests overwhelmingly with the federal government, state governments with greater knowledge and administrative capacity have pursued their own different goals. Backed by a funding package of over $12 billion Australian over ten years the federal government is currently implementing a comprehensive Basin Plan. This...[Show more]
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|Book Title:||Federal Reform Strategies: Lessons from Asia and Australia|
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