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Relationships between Federal and State governments in Australia

C. P. Harris

Relationships between Federal and State governments in Australia

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Published by Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- Australia.,
    • State governments -- Australia.,
    • Interstate relations -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFederal and state relationships.
      Statementby C. P. Harris.
      SeriesInformation paper - Advisory Council for Inter-government Relations ; no. 6, Information paper (Australia. Advisory Council for Inter-government Relations) ;, no. 6.
      ContributionsAustralia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ4020.S8 H37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 100 p. ;
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4218123M
      ISBN 100642045542
      LC Control Number80497773


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The relationship between the federal government of the United States and the state and local governments is unique. This relationship in the modern age has become more interconnected and complicated than ever before. The weaknesses of American Federalism has never been as glaringly obvious as it was.

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