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Gary Banks: ANZSOG conference takeaways

Technology and cynicism in the Information Age prompted questions of transparency and engagement at this week's ANZSOG conference. The school's dean, Professor Gary Banks, outlines some key themes and ideas from the unashamedly "insiders" event of the year. Read More

ACT poaches Kiwi for new chief digital officer role

The ACT government's new chief digital officer will join the growing ranks of ICT specialists whose expertise is needed at the top of government bureaucracies. Meanwhile, the hunt is on for more experts who can apply innovative thinking within the public service context. Read More

Cultural economy and the soft power of the forgotten portfolio

Should public servants consider cultural impact when developing policies? Julianne Schultz says cultural policy has been undervalued, but combating Australia's cultural deficit has been stymied by equating culture with arts, and arts defined quite narrowly as the non-commercial sector. Read More