The Australian cricket team and the NSW Government are both suffering from a lack of leadership.
These days, most businesses compete on a national or international basis, and the last thing they need is to face the increased cost of cross jurisdictional regulatory anomalies.
Dr Woldring predicts that should the major parties fail to deliver on a governance reform agenda, a new political party will emerge. First up a revival of the Australian Republican Movement.
Australia needs politicians smart enough to value spatial inofrmation to become champions of the need for a national spatial data infrastucture program.
The CS2i team from the NSW Spatial Council want to hear your views as they consider the potential application of Creative Commons to NSW Government spatial information.
The “blame game” must stop, as Mr Rudd said before the election, but how can it be stopped if the institutional arrangements don’t change?
For government, the benefits of tapping into the views of the wider community are immense.
Politicians are some of the only employees who can set their own terms and conditions of employment at will without having to bargain with their employers.
Better regulation is about informed choice between regulatory options.
Regulation in fields such as health and policing has evolved thanks to risk management standardisation, so too should financial regulation.