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By Ken Mclay
Regulatory reviews of organisational failings inevitably focus on why risks were not effectively identified, measured, monitored or managed. The risks are the same for policy-makers.
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The Commonwealth has committed almost $5.8 million to mental health initiatives for traumatised police and emergency services personnel, over half of which comes from the…
By Catherine Wade
Parent mental health is an increasingly held topic of public conversation, but it’s fair to say that we have a way to go. Often, child…
By Katherine Curchin
Internationally, the payment of welfare benefits is increasingly being made contingent on a diverse array of behavioural conditions from attending parenting classes, to sending children…
By Hussein Dia
The exploding popularity of e-scooters could reshape mobility in our cities. Regulators need to adapt their approaches to handle the innovation rather than ban it altogether.
The government has broadly kept to the restrained growth of the public sector seen in the budgets of recent years, but the Nationals leadership thinks…
Malcolm Turnbull’s “Innovation boom” might be a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean innovation has vanished from the budget entirely.
By Deakin University
As the world adapts to a technology enabled future, the IT Department is the core of any business. So what are the hallmarks of a…
By John van Kooy and Rebecca Wickes
Newly released statistics on regional population growth in Australia in 2017-18 show current growth is heavily concentrated in the capitals. People clearly prefer to settle…
In light of recent Royal Commissions, what lessons might the APS Review take as it seeks to set the conditions for a collaborative culture to…
This report considers what it will take to turn Australia's commitment to becoming “one of the world’s top three digital governments by 2025” into reality.
By John Freebairn
Tax refinement, and not a 'living wage', would be the most direct and effective ways to fight household poverty, argues John Freebairn.
By Sarah Novak
Terry Moran is a man of firm convictions and has been an outspoken critic of managerialist approaches to policy-making -- particularly of top-down (or centre-out)…
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission was named Government Agency of the Year this week at an international awards ceremony recognising the world's top government…
By Tahnya Donaghy
Disruptive by intention, MOG can be complex, costly in all manner of ways, and it may take a long time to realise the intent of…
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