Swinburne Commons

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Crowdsourced policymaking

Crowdsourcing in policymaking is becoming a more common method for civic engagement and knowledge search. In crowdsourced policymaking, the government invites citizens to contribute to a policymaking process and asks them to share their ideas for the policy.
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Emerging futures

Looking at the promise and the perils of tomorrow, Richard Nevile discusses the acceleration of technology, environment and human consciousness. Emerging futures is a free podcast available through ITunes U Time: 52:58 minutes

Giving independent policy advice

In this public lecture at Swinburne University, Gary Banks, Chairman of the Productivity Commission, discusses the Productivity Commission's independence which underpins its operations, integrity and, ultimately, its contribution to better policy outcomes.