A Charter for New Federalism

18 December 2007

The BCA has launched a charter that it argues should be adopted by the Council of Australian Governments as a key first step to improving Australia’s dysfunctional system of federal–state relations and delivering a revitalised national reform agenda. 

“The new Labor federal government has indicated a strong commitment to a broad reform agenda, in particular a new cooperative system of federalism to achieve important reforms in key areas of the economy,” BCA Chief Executive Katie Lahey said.

Read the full news release or download A Charter for New Federalism using the following links.

A Charter for New Federalism

First Step for COAG Must Be a Charter for New Federalism (news release)