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Maranguka: how local leadership and social innovation are helping Bourke cut crime and improve lives
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Maranguka: how local leadership and social innovation are helping Bourke cut crime and improve lives

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Having been dubbed through mainstream media one of the most dangerous communities in the world, a collaborative community effort led by Alistair Ferguson has made remarkable progress in reducing Bourke's crime and incarceration rates, creating better-coordinated support for its vulnerable families and children, and reducing the number of its Aboriginal families experiencing high levels of social disadvantage.

The ‘sports rorts’ affair shows the government misunderstands the role of the public service

The ‘sports rorts’ affair shows the government misunderstands the role of the public service

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The government’s defence of Bridget McKenzie and the prime minister’s call for advice from the head of his department reveal a remarkable misunderstanding (or, less surprisingly, a remarkable misrepresentation) of the respective roles of ministers and administrators. In defending the actions of his deputy, Bridget McKenzie, National Party leader Michael McCormack said: if we only […]