Melbourne School of Government

The Melbourne School of Government is a dynamic, interdisciplinary initiative which combines the knowledge and expert teaching from three of the University of Melbourne’s most prestigious graduate schools. Drawing on the expertise of leading academics in law, business and economics, and politics, the Melbourne School of Government inspires and equips students to make a real difference on a global scale. The Melbourne School of Government brings together University experts with politicians, industry leaders and civil society organisations, to create opportunities for ideas, disciplinary expertise and leadership to combine to generate actionable solutions to contemporary problems. In this way, the Melbourne School of Government aspires to improve the capacity of decision‑makers to build shared futures in response to global challenges and public governance dilemmas.

Career agility

Tom Burton: The very model assumes a dynamic arrangement between the sectors; government, community, commercial — are you seeing that in the types of students… Read More

Leadership and the Melbourne MPA

Tom Burton: All obviously sounds like it’s about leadership, I suppose, is the proposition. Can we unpack that proposition of how you think about leadership… Read More

Strategy and boundary challenges

In the first of a six-part series, Leadership in 21st Century Public Management, Tom Burton talks with Janine O’Flynn, professor of Public Management, and the Director of the Master’s of Public Administration at the Melbourne School of Government. Read More