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Meredith Edwards


Not yet 50/50: barriers to the progress of senior women in the Australian public service

This report proposes a range of mitigating strategies for navigating around these barriers and achieving and maintaining a better gender balance across the Australian Public Service.

Public sector governance in Australia

Australia lacks a scholarly book that covers recent developments in public sector governance in Australia and blends cross-disciplinary perspectives from law, management, public administration and public policy. The primary reason for writing this book is to fill the gap in the treatment of this subject...

Appointments to public sector boards in Australia: a comparative assessment

Meredith Edwards, Emeritus Professor at the University of Canberra, has written a comprehensive analysis of the appointments process to public boards in Australia. Australia has yet to embark on the significant reform of the process seen in countries such as the UK and Canada, where...

Review of the New Zealand tertiary education institution governance

This Report recommends a new framework to achieve good governance practice for tertiary education institutions (TEIs) in New Zealand. The governance practice of TEIs in New Zealand is not seriously flawed, but there is considerable room for improvement, particularly in clarifying the roles and responsibilities...