The Policy Lab

Owning Institution

The Policy Lab at the University of Melbourne explores big questions about public policy decision making, policy design, and how we know what’s working. We work in partnerships with governments and other organisations in Australia and internationally.

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17 Apr 2018

This report, based on a survey of public sector innovation (PSI) units in Australia and New Zealand undertaken in February 2018, suggests that the actual number of PSI units worldwide may be significantly higher than previously thought.

Briefing paper

12 Aug 2017

It has been widely recognised that maternity leave is important to the health of mothers. But what difference does paid maternity leave make? And does paid maternity leave help to reduce health inequalities?

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