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The changing redistributional role of taxation in Australia since federation

Smith, Julie P


Despite the distinctiveness of Australia’s tax transfer system and its ‘wage earners’ welfare state approach to social protection, it is unclear what redistributional role taxation has played and why it evolved the way it did. Understanding how governments managed redistribution in a federal system can provide historical insights of value for current policymaking. This thesis investigates how the redistribution role of taxation has changed in Australia since Federation, how it was affected by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-06-28
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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