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House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Inquiry into Local Government and Cost Shifting

Rates and Taxes: A Fair Share for Responsible Local Government

On Monday 24 November 2003, the House Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration tabled its report on the inquiry into Local Government and Cost Shifting.

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Full Report    (PDF 1,032KB)

Individual Chapters:
Front pages (PDF 77KB) Contents, Foreward, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, Glossary and List of Recommendations
Chapter 1 (PDF 20KB) Scope of the Inquiry
Chapter 2 (PDF 108KB) Roles and Responsibilities
Chapter 3 (PDF 158KB) Cost Shifting
Chapter 4 (PDF 94KB) Infrastructure
Chapter 5 (PDF 121KB) Capacity building in our regions
Chapter 6 (PDF 202KB) Commonwealth funding of local government
Chapter 7 (PDF 40KB) The way forward
Appendix A (PDF 50KB) List of submissions and Exhibits
Appendix B (PDF 49KB) List of Hearings and Witnesses
Appendix C (PDF 47KB) Cost Shifting Examples
Appendix D (PDF 32KB) History of the Interstate Distribution of Local Roads Grants
Appendix E (PDF 41KB) Main Findings from the CGC Review
Appendix F (PDF 67KB) Local Government Financial Assistance Grants

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