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Tom Burton: Canberra creates a brave new data world

It is hard to overstate the importance of the federal government’s decision to create a consumer right over the data created about them. The Mandarin's publisher Tom Burton pulls apart where digital government is going and what it will take to get there. Read More

Breaking the data silos: including Indigenous Australians in the data-driven world

It is only through sharing data and changing the culture around data usage that we can uncover new insights and put data to good use, says Professor Ian Anderson, Deputy Secretary for Indigenous Affairs at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Anderson tackles some of these issues and calls for a way forward in his address to Breaking the Data Silos. Read More

The public service warms to renewal

Public trust in government is cooling, surveys show. Senior public servants are watching this and planning how to rejuvenate their organisations to engage with public persuasion, to see through their customers' eyes, and broaden the axis of trust and policy learning. Read More

How can agencies promote ‘information confidence’?

It’s widely accepted that better decisions and evaluations in government are underpinned by evidence that harnesses multiple sources of data and information. The challenge public sector leaders now face is how to share and reuse government information assets for public value, and still maintain public trust. Read More

Democratising Indigenous data

University of Melbourne professor Ian Anderson, the deputy secretary for Indigenous policy in the Prime Minister's department, delivers the 2017 Menzies Oration. Read More

7 lessons from the ANZSOG case library

If your job involved poring over the best and the worst of government, you'd probably pick up a few things. ANZSOG's Marinella Padula has done just that and identified the top lessons for program leadership, design and evaluation. Read More