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Author Funnell, Warwick, author

Title Public sector accounting and accountability in Australia / Warwick Funnell, Kathie Cooper, Janet Lee
Edition Second edition
Published Sydney : UNSW Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  352.430994 Fun/Psa 2012  DUE 04-07-19
 W'PONDS  352.430994 Fun/Psa 2012  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series New Items
Contents 1. Government and the public sector in Australia -- 2. Accountability in the Australian public sector -- 3. The institutional framework of accountability -- 4. Accountability for performance: managerialism in the public sector -- 5. Accounting for performance -- 6. The basis of public sector accounting -- 7. The preparation of public sector financial statements -- 8. Critical issues in the implementation of accrual accounting -- 9. Public Sector audit -- 10. Public sector accountability in the 21st century
Summary The second edition of PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN AUSTRALIA is a comprehensive resource on public sector accountability for those who work in the public service, elected representatives and students of the public sector. It's a wide-ranging, up-to-date resource on the practices and institutional arrangements of public sector reforms in Australia. Like the first edition, it remains the authority on Australian public sector accounting and accountability. The book examines current practices and principles of accountability and the objectives of recent reforms, which have transformed the Australian public sector. This new edition introduces more crituques of controversial or failed public sector reforms as the authors highlight the difficulty of applying private sector solutions to public sector problems
Analysis Australian
Notes Previously published: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-394) and index
Subject Administrative responsibility -- Australia.
Finance, Public -- Australia -- Accounting.
Public administration -- Australia.
Author Cooper, Kathie, author
Lee, Janet, author
LC no. 2012453189
ISBN 174223304X
9781742233048 (paperback)