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 was initiated by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government.

Public Administration & Governance

Commentary

18 Feb 2019

They are highly effective at exposing wrongdoing, but do they influence policy development? A two-stage approach might be more effective, say the authors.

Report

14 Feb 2019

An inquiry into the 2018-19 Budget measure, the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership Program.

Report

14 Feb 2019

The Committee reports on its Inquiry into Australia's relationship with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Policy report

12 Feb 2019

This paper discusses the history of cash refunds of excess franking credits, and the impact abolition would have on taxpayers, markets and revenue.

Report

The report of the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy
5 Feb 2019

This report aims to articulate the reasons for the growing distrust in American institutions, to re-envision news media that will be fair, truthful and responsible, and to catalyze citizens to participate in civic life.

Commentary

4 Feb 2019

Corrupt politicians and public servants will be under the spotlight of the new federal corruption watchdog. But if its proposed powers are any clue, it will have neither bark nor bite. Here's why.

Policy report

1 Feb 2019

Labor's National Platform outlines its key policy priorities heading into an election year.

Report

1 Feb 2019

This chapter reports on the performance of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, which comprise child care and preschool services.

Report

1 Feb 2019

This chapter focuses on performance information for government-funded school education in Australia.

Report

1 Feb 2019

This chapter reports performance information for vocational education and training (VET) services.

Commentary

30 Jan 2019

Labor’s economic policies might seem like a life raft to the Coalition, writes Paul Rodan.

Report

30 Jan 2019

This chapter reports on the performance of primary and community health services which include general practice, pharmaceutical services, dentistry, allied health services, community health services, maternal and child health and alcohol and other drug treatment.

Report

30 Jan 2019

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on ambulance service organisations, which are the primary agencies involved in providing emergency medical care, pre-hospital and out-of-hospital care, and transport services.

Report

30 Jan 2019

This chapter reports on the performance of governments in providing public hospitals, with a focus on acute care services.

Report

30 Jan 2019

This chapter reports on the performance of governments managing of mental health and mental illnesses.

Report

29 Jan 2019

Asset recycling involves the monetisation of existing public assets through sale or lease to the private sector, with all funds received being reinvested in new infrastructure. Asset recycling offers the opportunity to provide newly needed infrastructure without adding to public debt. This report outlines the...

Blog post

25 Jan 2019

While New Zealand participated in the Australasian Federation Conference convened in Melbourne in 1890, it had little real enthusiasm for the prospect of federating with the Australian colonies. Dianne Heriot explains.

Report

24 Jan 2019

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on police services, covering the operations of the police agencies of each State and Territory government, including the ACT community policing function performed by the Australian Federal Police.

Report

24 Jan 2019

The focus of this chapter is the court administration functions of Australian and State and Territory courts. Data are reported for the Federal Court, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court, the criminal and civil jurisdictions of the supreme courts, district/county courts,...

Report

24 Jan 2019

This chapter reports on prison custody and a range of community corrections orders and programs for adult offenders which are delivered separately by the eight states and territories.