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Sustainability reporting in local government in Australia - a preliminary analysis


Williams, B and Wilmshurst, T and Clift, R, Sustainability reporting in local government in Australia - a preliminary analysis, Proceedings of the 8th Australasian Conference on Social and Environment Accounting Research (CSEAR) 2009, 6-8 December 2009, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 1-28. (2009) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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In recent years sustainability reporting has grown in importance, considered by some almost as mainstream reporting in the private sector. The same cannot be contended for the public sector with sustainability reporting appearing to be in its infancy. This exploratory study considers the current state of local government sustainability reporting in Australia.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Accounting, auditing and accountability
Research Field:Sustainability accounting and reporting
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
UTAS Author:Williams, B (Associate Professor Belinda Williams)
UTAS Author:Wilmshurst, T (Associate Professor Trevor Wilmshurst)
UTAS Author:Clift, R (Professor Robert Clift)
ID Code:61901
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Accounting and Accountability
Deposited On:2010-03-08
Last Modified:2015-03-26
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