Author: The Mandarin

Government open data comes to life

Government agencies who have worked hard to free up their data will see that data being put to good use this weekend. GovHack's Julian Singh says that's just the first step towards realising its full potential. Read More

Implementing a Social Outcomes Fund in Australia

Australian policymakers know well the cost of dealing with social crises is far greater than prevention, but structural factors make it difficult to intervene effectively. Peter Willis and Matt Tyler expand on their proposal that would bring the Commonwealth and states back on the same page. Read More

Morrison puts stamp on new Ministerial Standards

The Ministerial Standards have been all over the news this week, and now nearly a week into the role Prime Minister Scott Morrison has officially re-endorsed the code and confirmed they are a set of principles, not a complete list of rules. Read More