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Sustainable governance for small desert settlements: learning from the multi-settlement regionalism of Anmatjere Community Government Council

Holcombe, Sarah; Sanders, Will


In light of some basic desert demography, this paper examines governance patterns for small desert settlements. It traces policy histories which led to the emergence of highly localised, single settlement governance arrangements during the 1970s and '80s. It also identifies the many pushes since within the Northern Territory local government system for more regional, multi-settlement governance structures. The paper goes on to examine the history of one such regional, multi-settlement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
Source: The Rangeland Journal
DOI: 10.1071/RJ07034


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