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Public Administration & Governance

This collection features resources about public administration and management, public sector leadership, public value, policy and program evaluation, cross-jurisdictional and cross-sector collaboration, evidence-based policy and more. The collection is supported by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) as part of the APO ARC Linked Data II Project. 

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Slides

26 Jun 2017

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) hosted a workshop on citizen-centred policy, which was facilitated by MSD staff. Parts of it were delivered by staff from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

The workshop was open to all Policy teams across MSD and the...

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Strategy

23 Nov 2017

The government is publishing this White Paper to chart a clear course for Australia at a time of rapid change. Over the coming decade Australia will need to pursue its interests in a more competitive and contested world.

Our world is now more interconnected and interdependent than...

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Report

18 Nov 2017

The Norfolk Island economy is in a state of crisis and on its current trajectory is heading towards a disaster in which many businesses and families will suffer substantially.

This crisis is a result of the manner of intervention by the Australian...

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Audio interview

14 Nov 2017

The Senate chamber was more fiery than usual yesterday and presiding over it all was Scott Ryan in his new job.

Senator Ryan was elected Senate President yesterday after quitting Cabinet.

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Guide

14 Nov 2017

The process of drawing and adjusting electoral boundaries in Australia is called a ‘redistribution’, and at the federal level is governed by Part IV of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (CEA). Currently, five redistributions—for Tasmania, Queensland, South Australia (SA), Victoria and the...

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Report

14 Nov 2017

Under the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003 (Vic), the Committee has the function of monitoring and reviewing the performance of the Independent Broad‑based Anti‑corruption Commission (IBAC), which is the key anti‑corruption agency in Victoria. Previously, the Committee has...

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Report

13 Nov 2017

There has been much talk about the changing global environment in recent years with significant shifts in the global economy, politics and governance.

As a result, the standards and institutions that Australia has relied on, in some cases for decades, to underpin global relations...

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Commentary

13 Nov 2017

It’s been just over a fortnight since the High Court opted for what it admitted was a “harsh” reading of section 44(i) of the Constitution, because the nicer alternatives “would be inimical to the stability of representative government.” Since then, potentially ineligible MPs have emerged at a...

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Report

06 Nov 2017

This resource combines individual and organisational stories with information and data to highlight the effects of disruption across the human services sector in the last decade.

ACTCOSS has recommended the ACT and Commonwealth governments act on the 'Top ten jobs for now', outlined in...

Commentary

03 Nov 2017

The sudden exit from parliament of Senate President, Stephen Parry, has turned into a toxic blame game, in a further sign of a government crumbling into chaos.

Malcolm Turnbull and deputy Senate leader, Mathias Cormann, lashed out at Parry for not publicly revealing earlier his probable...

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Research report

31 Oct 2017

This Research Note provides some background data on the inner Melbourne seat of Northcote, which will have a by-election on 18 November 2017. This by-election is being held as a result of the untimely death of Fiona Richardson, who served as Victorian Minister for Women and was also appointed...

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Report

26 Oct 2017

The government appears to be soliciting foreign funding for a project that stands to benefit from substantial subsidies. Any foreign investor would benefit from subsidised government loans which transfer cost and risk onto the Australian taxpayer. Foreign funders may get repaid...

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Draft report

23 Oct 2017

This Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (“the Model Code of Conduct”) is made under section 440 of the Local Government Act 1993 (“LGA”) and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (“the Regulation”).

Section 440 of the LGA...

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Report

23 Oct 2017

This report outlines the findings of an investigation into whether Cairns Regional Council and its councillors comply with relevant legislative and policy requirements and act reasonably in relation to the disclosure and management of councillors’ conflicts of interest.

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Annual Report

20 Oct 2017

Note that figures in tables and in the text of this report may be rounded. Figures in the text are generally rounded to one decimal place, while those in tables are generally rounded to the nearest thousand. Discrepancies in tables between totals and sums of components are due to rounding....

Report

19 Oct 2017

This report provides a national perspective on the fiscal outlook, examining outcomes across all levels of Australian government on a consistent basis.  
The first part of the report highlights how the national fiscal outlook has changed since jurisdictions released their 2016–17 Budgets....

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Policy report

17 Oct 2017

Ten years ago, the Rudd Government introduced the Lobbying Code of Conduct. It was an attempt to regulate the way lobbyists work in Canberra.

It didn’t work – for a lot of reasons. It...

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Briefing paper

16 Oct 2017

Unsolicited proposals are projects proposed directly to government by private parties rather than in response to a request from government. Projects in NSW that have progressed from unsolicited proposals include the Crown Sydney Resort at Barangaroo, NorthConnex, and the partial lease of Ausgrid...

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Briefing paper

16 Oct 2017

On 23 June 2011, former Premier Barry O'Farrell announced the "long overdue review" of the State's electoral legislation by the NSW Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters. Whilst the two key Acts of the NSW electoral system – the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act...

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