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Our Research: “One person’s drain is another’s water supply: Why property rights, scope, measurement and hydrology matter when it comes to Integrated Water Resources Management”, Crase, Cooper, Dollery and Marques
Published date: 02/02/2018
The expansion of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) philosophies has given rise to some improvements in decision making. However, the limits of IWRM also need to be recognised. This paper...
Meet our Students: Priscilla Fisher, Master of Economic and Regional Development
Published date: 18/10/2017
This post is the first of our series about the individual experience of studying with UNE Business School – we’ll be talking to current students, graduates and alumni over the...
Our Research: “No Panacea: Rate-Capping in South Australian Local Government”
Published date: 12/09/2017
State-imposed limitations on local government revenue and expenditure represent an especially draconian form of regulation. In Australian local government, New South Wales (NSW) has a longstanding rate-pegging regime, the Northern...
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