Evidence based policy: Why is progress so slow and what can be done about it?

Policy Evidence-based policy Australia

'Evidence-based policy' rolls off the tongue, but if it was as easily done as said, we'd have it by now. Yet, in all manner of government-funded service delivery areas, there has literally been billions of dollars wasted. From vocational education and training (VET), to child protection, to programs intended to benefit Indigenous people, evidence-based policy has been agonisingly slow for numerous interconnected reasons.

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