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By Adrian Brown
Two challenges with Australia's current model of governance are frequently mentioned. The first is that we are increasingly failing to achieve the outcomes people expect.
By Lisa Cornish
To deliver on the outcomes they are expected to achieve, the public sector need to use data better to drive policy and engagement.
By Scott Hamilton & Stuart Kells
The ABC’s viability, and its vital role as a free and fair umpire and contributor to the public good, depends on genuine bipartisan support. Today,…
By Michael Mintrom
New Zealand’s first ‘wellbeing budget’ was delivered last week by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson. As the second budget from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour-led…
By Anthony Scott
Doctors are a major part of the health system and play a key role in delivering high-value healthcare.
By Elyse Sainty
Part 2 of Elyse Sainty’s letter from the frontline of Australia’s foray into social impact bonds in which she outlines her ‘thoughts and prayers’ for…
By Policy Profession Board (UK)
Five years ago, the UK's Policy Profession Board made a commitment to improve policy making across government, signing the Twelve Actions to Professionalise Policy Making…
Considering flexible work to be out of the norm often finds employees who do not work full time business hours to feel the need to…
By Chris Mason and Gemma Carey
One would think that quasi-markets and social enterprise are a match made in heaven, and the growth of social enterprise into quasi-market spaces is something…
By Criterion Conferences
The leading empirical research across the social sciences in the past 10 years has been increasingly dominated by Randomised Controlled Trials, which are now considered…
While the issue of social housing has long been a challenging hurdle for both governments and private providers alike, growing political turmoil both at home…
By Sonia Hickey
Integrity campaigners have labelled the spread of disinformation during the recent federal election campaign as ‘intolerable’, and are calling for criminal laws specifically designed to…
By Brenton Prosser
After the unexpected Brexit result and the 2015 British general election, a British Polling Council Inquiry investigated what went wrong in the polls. Its findings…
By Nicole Badstuber
Data that is collected and analysed is often subject to gender bias, resulting in huge gaps in our understanding of how policies affect women. This…
By James Cook University
Understand the power of machine learning and the benefits it can give to the government sector, and discover the growing field of data science.
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