Noon, Adrian Kenneth
The operational key to intergovernmental relations in Australia's federal
system of governance is the nature of the financial relations between the
different levels of government. Integral to these relations are Specific
Purpose Payments (SPPs) transfers. This paper argues that, in most
cases, SPPs have similar effects on the pattern of expenditure by States
and Territories as have unconditional Financial Assistance Grants.
The theory of intergovernmental grants suggests that tied grants...[Show more]
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.