Ideas, Commentary and Solutions for Australian & International Policy
Tim Wilson is a classical liberal public policy analyst and one of Australia's most challenging opinion makers drawing on strong philosophical principles, backed up with evidence while maintaining a real-world edge. Passionate. Controversial. Fearless. He's not afraid to be outspoken in offering an optimistic solutions-focused perspective on local and international issues that gets people engaging and talking. More..
Labor's bid for local control, The Australian - May 14th, 2013
AUSTRALIA should be governed from local communities up, not Canberra down.
Last week Julia Gillard announced a referendum to amend the Constitution allowing the federal government to fund local government directly.
The Prime Minister argued: "This is about saying yes to retaining important community benefits. This is about saying yes to our communities."
Gillard is wrong. It will sa more...