ANU Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations

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ANU Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations

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1972 -


Established in 1972, under a special research grant from the Australian Government, to sponsor research into the Australian federal system and suggest ways and means of making the system function more effectively. Work is directed into four major fields of study: a) financial and economic analysis of the Australian and other federal systems, b) criteria and machinery for determining the allocation of financial resources among governments, c) intergovernmental aspects of urban and regional development, and d) the effect of the federal financial system on the effectiveness of expenditure in functional fields such as education.


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research; print publishing

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Prepared by Debra Leigo on 23 Jan 2012




“The Australian National University Centre for Research on Federal Financial Relations 1974 Report and Review of Fiscal Federalism in Australia”

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