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Workplace:Centre for Local Government, University of Technology, Sydney

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Working Papers


  1. Collective action in the value chain: A conceptual framework for analysis and policy for the Australian wine industry
    2014 Conference (58th), February 4-7, 2014, Port Macquarie, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads View citations (2)


  1. Options for Rationalizing Local Government Structure: A Policy Agenda
    International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University Downloads
    See also Chapter (2013)
  2. The Governance of Grapes: The NSW Inquiry into the Wine Grape Market and Prices (2010) – An Assessment
    2012 Conference (56th), February 7-10, 2012, Fremantle, Australia, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Downloads


  1. From Grape Grower and Winemaker to Wine Tourism Operator: An Interview with Shaun Cassidy of Merilba Estate Wines, Kingstown
    Papers, University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Land and Environment Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Niche-Marketing Organic Wines: Ethical Dilemmas and the Importance of Stewardship as the Foundation of Sustainable Business
    Papers, University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Land and Environment Downloads
  3. The Proposed 'Wine Restructuring Action Agenda' and Alternative Policy Options for the Australian Wine Industry
    Papers, University of Melbourne, Melbourne School of Land and Environment Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles


  1. Directly elected mayors in urban governance: impact and practice, edited by David Sweeting, Bristol, Policy Press, Published 15 March 2017, 1+296 pp., £75.00 (hbk), ISBN: 978-14473027011
    Local Government Studies, 2017, 43, (6), 1018-1020 Downloads
  2. Subsidiarity: More than a Principle of Decentralization—a View from Local Government
    Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 2017, 47, (4), 522-545 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The role of internal auditing in corporate governance: a Foucauldian analysis
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2017, 30, (3), 699-719 Downloads View citations (6)


  1. How useful is the yield spread as a predictor of growth in Australia?
    Journal of Economic Studies, 2016, 43, (2), 222-241 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Recasting Leadership Reform in Australian Local Government: A Typology from Political Theory
    Local Government Studies, 2016, 42, (6), 1024-1046 Downloads


  1. Long-run Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on Singapore's Tourism and the Economy
    Asian Economic Journal, 2015, 29, (1), 41-60 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Religion and Life Satisfaction Down Under
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, 16, (2), 277-293 Downloads View citations (7)


  1. Can we explain variations in winery ratings in Victoria?
    Australasian Agribusiness Review, 2014, 22, 13 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. The Relationship Between Religious Affiliation and Returns to Human Capital for Women
    Economic Papers, 2013, 32, (3), 395-404 Downloads View citations (1)


  1. Managing the costs of HIV/AIDS: A case study of a South African contract cleaning company
    Development Southern Africa, 2012, 29, (3), 434-447 Downloads


  1. Economic Efficiency Versus Local Democracy? An Evaluation of Structural Change and Local Democracy in Australian Local Government
    Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 2011, 23, (1), 1-20 Downloads
    Also in Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 2010, 23, (1), 1-20 (2010) Downloads



  1. Options for rationalizing local government structure: a policy agenda
    Chapter 10 in The Challenge of Local Government Size, 2013, pp 242-262 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)
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