The Role Of Cooperative Federalism In Australia

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Federalism is about maintaining territorial differences within an overarching political system. Its principles reflect this orientation. Federalism seeks to provide the benefits of unity without sacrificing the advantages of local autonomy, community choice and diversity within a nation. It allows different governments to offer different policy mixes or types of services to match local needs and preferences. Australia has adapted cooperative federalism that highlights the intersection between the two reform dynamics – substantial policy reform and reforming the institutional structures of federalism – that has presented the greatest opportunity to improve the operation of the country’s federation. Effectively harnessing this potential will

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