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Home Portfolio Economy & Industry ‘Very timely’: public sector’s master class in federation, tax reform
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The 2015 Institute for Public Administration Australia national conference will be upon us very shortly. NSW Premier Mike Baird will headline a conversation on the vexing question that no politician can avoid and no public servant is unaffected by.
The twin national processes of federation reform and taxation reform offer big opportunities to improve the lives of all Australians and put us on a secure footing for the future, and the sooner politicians can move them forward, the better.
As the boffins in Treasury and Finance work away behind the scenes, occasionally stopping to anonymously tip off the media about how the recent ministerial reshuffle has affected the process, the Institute for Public Administration Australia is preparing to host some of the brightest thinkers on these subjects at its 2015 national conference.
IPAA president Terry Moran notes that the conference, which is being held in Sydney on October 14 and 15, will be a very timely set of contributions to the debate. The Garran Oration will give New South Wales Premier Mike Baird an excellent opportunity to delve into those themes.
“I think that it’s time that public servants at the national and state level got their heads around the need to reform the federation, because business as usual in the federation is not satisfactory,” said Moran.
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Stephen Easton is a journalist at The Mandarin based in Canberra. He's previously reported for Canberra CityNews and worked on industry titles for The Intermedia Group.
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