Economies across the planet rely on extracting resources and/or making things from them in order to create value and satisfy many of humanity's needs and desires. This report contains 12 recommendations in relation to applying the circular economy concept to municipal infrastructure.
2019 Study Tour Report
by Lachlan D Johnson
This paper sets out an argument for local governments in Australia to encourage and foster more innovation for the benefit of their local communities. The paper covers the basic drivers and barriers to innovation in the public service and in the unique context of a local government authority. It also examines how local governments across Canada and the USA have successfully developed innovations using technology and considers what lessons these experiences provide for local governments in Victoria.