Queensland: The Myth of Development

Smith, Christine
September 1986
Social Alternatives;Sep86, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p17
Academic Journal
The article describes some of the key economic problems confronting the Queensland economy. It inquires whether the cause of these problems is not something more serious than overreliance on a few key commodities subject to marked demand and price fluctuations. It also suggests the need for modification of the development strategies adopted by the state government over the past decade. Queensland has a lower average household income levels than residents of all other states except Tasmania which have fallen from 94.8 to 92.6 percent of the national average.


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