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Australia's Indicator-Based Sustainability Assessments and Public Policy

Hezri, Adnan A.; Dovers, Stephen

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Operationalising sustainability has proven difficult because the concept is ambiguous and fraught with contradictions. In response, sustainability indicator systems to characterise and measure sustainable development have been developed globally. The focus of this article is on how indicators function as an instrument of policy to enhance achievement of environmental and sustainability policy in Australia at national scale. In theory, by integrating information from the environmental, social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/55551
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8500.2009.00641.x

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