What is the point of Australia’s three levels of government?
The resignation of the Victorian premier here in Australia and the reporting of a very large deficit, has had many asking ‘what is the point of three levels of government in Australia‘? Is it just more bureaucracy?
So, I thought I would nudge my friend Mary Delahunty (who we fondly call Mayor Mary) for a honest and informed response. Mary was the Mayor of Glen Eira council for 2016 and 2017 and is full of fantastic knowledge about politics, finance, ESG practices and much more.
We chatted on Hearsay as Mary attended a conference in Japan.
The Question that Needs Answers this week is… What is the point of Australia’s three levels of government?