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Unit of Study POLT2002 - Local Government (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of the history, scope and nature of local government, and of how intergovernmental relationships influence local government activity.

Evaluate the effectiveness of local government in carrying out its roles and responsibilities.

Evaluate local government as a sphere of representative government and democracy in Australia.

Develop research skills by accessing a range of resources.

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