The Canberra Times | 28 May


Canberra TimesFront page of The Canberra Times! Public cuts can ‘create waste’

Doing less with less receives strong coverage

CPD’s new report by research director Christopher Stone, Doing less with less, second instalment to False economies, has been covered by Ross Peake, senior reporter of The Canberra Times. His article explains how it can cost more than it saves when public sector jobs are cut and summarises the main points of the report:

“Author Christopher Stone says shifting responsibility to the private sector is not necessarily a cost-effective strategy when the public sector is better placed to provide essential services”

Download ‘False economies’ part 2: ‘Doing less with less’

Read Ross Peake’s article at The Canberra Times


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