Issues Paper

August 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN: 978-1-74366-682-1

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Terms of Reference

1. Best Practice Approaches to Regional Development

  Recent research in regional development
  Best practice guides and frameworks
  Examples of successful regional development

2. Decentralisation of Commonwealth Entities

  Rationale for decentralisation
  National Broadband Network and technology
  Decentralising the Commonwealth public service
  Relocation of agencies
  What characteristics of agencies and regions lend themselves to decentralisation?
  Measuring the success of decentralisation

3. Corporate Decentralisation

A. List of Australian Experts

B. List of Major Research

C. List of Parliamentary Reports


D. Examples of Regional Development Projects

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About this inquiry

The Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation will inquire and report on best practice approaches to regional development, the decentralisation of Commonwealth entities, and supporting corporate decentralisation.

Past Public Hearings

28 Mar 2018: Canberra
13 Mar 2018: Toowoomba
16 Feb 2018: