Richard Mulgan

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23 Nov 2017

The authors of the volume are a range of academics and past public servants from different jurisdictions, which allows previously hidden stories and processes of multi-level governance in Australia across different periods of government to be revealed and analysed for the first time.

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16 Mar 2015

The Office of the Information Commission Queensland / ANZSOG Occasional Paper series aims to objectively evaluate the available evidence about whether openness can be a far more powerful tool than secrecy in serving the public interest. Where transparency can be used as a tool, the...

14 Sep 2011

Asks Richard Mulgin in The Conversation.

As Federal Parliament has begun debating the creation of the Parliamentary Budget Office, a unit designed to independently cost the election promises and policies for all parties and independents, Richard Mulgin details the proposal in his article...


15 Aug 2010

The relationship between ministers and public servants has been a longstanding topic among students of Australian public administration. Recent debate has centred on issues of supposed politicisation and excessive responsiveness in the APS, caused, in part, by the weakened tenure of department heads (secretaries)....


17 Apr 2007

This brief is on the theme of corruption and anticorruption— a timely topic given the recent headlines over the AWB payments in Iraq. It provides three perspectives: a diagnosis of the causes and cures for corruption, an economic analysis of corruption and the links between...

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