Author: Maria Katsonis

Learning from failure and success

Evaluation of policies and programs together with a culture which learns from success and failure is pivotal in producing evidence for effective policy development and… Read More

A primer on co-production and innovation

Co-production, co-design, co-creation – these terms are used interchangeably but all have distinct meanings. This brief provides a primer on co-production and how it can be used to stimulate innovation in public services. Read More

Inquiring into mental health

October has shone a spotlight on mental health at both the state and national level. First, the federal government announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support national mental wellbeing. A fortnight later, the Victorian Premier promised a royal commission into mental health if re-elected. Read More