Issue 1 May 2008

Table of Contents

Preface PDF
Carl Wright

Background Papers

Local Government in the South Pacific Islands PDF
Graham Hassall, Feue Tipu

Research and Evaluation

Empowerment of local government in New Zealand: A new model for contemporary local-central relations? PDF
Christine Cheyne
Communities in control? The challenges of neighbourhood governance with reference to local government reform in England PDF
Harriet Churchill
Institutional Barriers to Developing Community Indicators in New Zealand: A Preliminary Assessment PDF
Ali Memon, Karen Johnston
The role of local government in redressing neighbourhood disadvantage: A case study from Penrith City Council SUPPLEMENT PDF
Jason Prior


New Aid Modalities and Local Government: Are they supporting or hindering processes of decentralization? PDF
Philip Amis
Decentralisation or Recentralisation? Trends in local government in Malaysia PDF
Siew Nooi Phang


The Commonwealth Local Government Forum: An Overview PDF
Lucy Slack
Commonwealth Local Government Forum Pacific Project PDF
Terry Parker, Megan Praeger
Challenging times for local government in Labor’s new federation PDF
Graham Sansom
Current developments in New Zealand local government PDF
Peter McKinlay
Planning for Sustainability in NSW Local Government PDF
Jade Herriman, Emma Partridge, Mick Paddon

News and Reviews

News and Announcements PDF
Daniel Grafton


Complete Issue: No. 1, November 2008 (1.8 MB) PDF