Scott Prasser

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Scott Prasser

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Professor Scott Prasser is the inaugural Executive Director of the Public Policy Institute and is a graduate of the University of Queensland and Griffith University. Prior to joining Australian Catholic University (ACU), Professor Prasser held senior policy and research positions in federal and state governments and has held senior academic positions across universities in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. 
His recent publications include: Restraining Elective Dictatorships: The Upper House Solution? and Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries in Australia. In 2009, Professor Prasser was appointed to the Australian Law Reform Commissions Advisory Committee that reviewed the Commonwealth Royal Commissions Act 1902.

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16 Nov 2012
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a royal commission (0) into child abuse in churches, schools and foster...
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02 Aug 2012
This article highlights the range of real policy development, process and value issues that need to be addressed before...
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06 Jan 2012
This discussion paper looks at the forthcoming election in Queensland, including the state of the parties and the...
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28 Nov 2011
The third report by Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Public Policy Institute (PPI) and commissioned by the...
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29 Jun 2009
ACROSS MODERN DEMOCRACIES, there have been increasing public complaints that executive government is too powerful and...
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22 May 2008
This paper seeks to identify trends and drivers of change affecting school education in general and the independent...
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20 Dec 2007
This discussion paper analyses the Howard government’s Regional Partnerships Program, the subject of a recent...
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16 Jun 2005
Queensland is now a major centre for Australia's population and economic growth. But the state's infrastructure is...
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