Person

Andrew Podger

Report

Completing Australia’s retirement income system

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) and the ANU's Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI) hosted a roundtable in March 2021 to examine the 2020 Retirement Income Review report and to consider its implications for further reform of the system. This paper...
Book

Politics, policy and public administration in theory and practice

The essays in this publication address contemporary developments in public sector financial management in Australia and overseas, changing political processes in Queensland and the Commonwealth, and public governance and administration reform trajectories in Australia and internationally.
Working paper

Responding to Callaghan: completing Australia's retirement income system

The Retirement Income Review (Callaghan) report concluded that the Australian retirement income system is effective, sound and its costs are broadly sustainable. This paper examines the report's suggested 'optimal use' of superannuation savings, suggesting it is not in fact practicable and proposing alternative drawdown arrangements...
Book

Designing governance structures for performance and accountability

This book examines how governance structures may be designed to promote performance and to ensure accountability. It describes developments in Australia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan.
Commentary

Report on public service overhaul a good start, but parliamentary inquiry is needed

While the long-awaited Thodey Report makes many sensible recommendations, the detail is often missing and the analysis weak. And the Morrison Government's response rules out key reforms.