Why is reform such a challenge?

September 2005
Institute of Public Affairs Review;Sep2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p28
This article presents information on economic reforms in Australia. The fresh focus on reform, has coincided with the sitting of the new Senate. The federal government has a majority in both the Senate and the House of Representative for the first time since 1981. This, however, doesn't necessarily translate into control. Not only are the ways and means towards a new wave of economic reform vague, but. signs of the political will to carry it out, let alone the actual form that any agenda would take, are hard to discern. The Government first needs to make it abundantly clear that economic reform is not ideological caprice, that it is a constantly growing and evolving process that affects all.


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