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The governance of metropolitan areas in Australia

with lessons from Canadian and American experience [by] Richard H. Leach.

by Richard H. Leach

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Published by Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations, Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.,
  • Canada.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan government -- Australia.,
    • Metropolitan government -- Canada.,
    • Metropolitan government -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesResearch monograph - Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations, Australian National University ; no. 21, Research monograph (Australian National University. Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations) ;, no. 21.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS8038 .L42 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4295922M
      ISBN 100708114148
      LC Control Number78323994
      OCLC/WorldCa4641116

      This notion, a product of the 19th century, empowers state governments to legislate metropolitan governments. The state responsibility exists in a context of increasing intergovernmental centralisation that favours the federal government, as well as finance and treasury in federal and state governments. The success of this initiative is greatly influenced by the decisions municipal managers make about urban forests and how they understand and facilitate governance processes, such as the coordination of policies and stakeholders. Ina number of further municipalities were added to the defined areas. NCP changed the country forever. To form a CMA, the metropolitan area must have a population of at least , at least half within the urban core.

      The cities that we see today do not reflect the plans that the states and territories have been churning out for the past 25—30 years. Bruce Katz discusses the metropolitan revolution. The state responsibility exists in a context of increasing intergovernmental centralisation that favours the federal government, as well as finance and treasury in federal and state governments. After a historical prelude, the book is structured around a series of six case studies of metropolitan Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, the fast-growing metropolitan region of South-East Queensland centred on Brisbane, and the national capital of Canberra. The missing link: metropolitan governance In effect, while Australia has embraced neoliberal institutional restructuring and state governments pursue global competitiveness as the foundation for urban policies, decentralisation is not on the agenda. Share this Title.

      Metro-scale planning, infrastructure investment and services, and partnerships with the private sector and civil society are best led by a representative and accountable metropolitan government. The metropolitan impetus arising elsewhere from globalisation is not felt in Australia. Dysfunctional infrastructure planning and funding, ineffectual metropolitan governance and endless blame-shifting poorly serve the creation of competitive and fair cities. Yet there remains scant attention in textbooks to the issues that arise in trying to address metropolitan governance. Those of the metropolitan areas are cities with a population of more than half of a million, which are not included in the greater metropolitan areas.


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Category:Metropolitan areas of Australia

Local communities do not accept that state governments have the authority to impose such plans, regardless of their objective merit. A wider variety of dwellings is being built in a range of locations. Consequently, there has been no debate by a metropolitan constituency about the desirability of a global city strategy.

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