This report examines the effect on Commonwealth and State central agencies of the reform agenda adopted by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), with a particular focus on the reforms proposed and undertaken since the federal election in November 2007. Collectively, these reforms could constitute the most significant changes to Australian federalism in a generation.
Harwood, J. and Phillimore, J. (2012) The effects of COAG's National Reform Agenda on central agencies, ANZSOG research report. Melbourne: ANZSOG.