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Journal article

Enhancing long-term governance: Parliament’s vital oversight role

This article explores how the New Zealand Parliament scrutinises the quality of long-term governance and considers how such scrutiny could be made more systematic, proactive and rigorous.
Strategy

The Gurra Gurra Framework 2020-2026

This strategy aims to help Queensland Department of Environment and Science to reframe relationships with Indigenous people by holding Country and First Nations people at the centre of policies and programs to service delivery.
Report

Evidence-based policymaking: What is it? How does it work? What relevance for developing countries?

Evidence-based policy (EBP) is a discourse or set of methods which informs the policy process, rather than aiming to directly affect the eventual goals of the policy. This paper puts forward a number of approaches which will help to promote EBP.
Report

Interim report of the Northern Territory Treaty Commissioner

This interim report is an update to the Northern Territory Chief Minister on progress on key outputs as required under the Treaty Commissioner’s Terms of Reference for Stage 1.
Discussion paper

Northern Territory Treaty Commission: Treaty discussion paper

This public discussion paper is to inform an extensive, Territory-wide community consultation process with First Nations Territorians, led by the Treaty Commissioner, to assess whether a consensus or majority view exists on all or any of the matters included in this paper.
Report

Smokescreen: the rhetoric and reality of federal bushfire recovery funding

This report examines the allocation and distribution of federal funds from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020, following the bushfire crisis of 2019-2020. While large pledges were made by the Morisson Government to support families and businesses, much of the funding appears to be...
Report

Power to the people

This report considers ways to improve consumer protection and promote competition within the context of recovery from COVID-19 and the end of the Brexit transition period.
Report

Lifting lockdown in 2021: the next phase of the coronavirus strategy

As Boris Johnson prepares to unveil his latest roadmap out of lockdown, this paper warns that any mismanagement that risks a fourth lockdown would represent a serious failure of government. The paper sets out how the government can optimise its strategy and, crucially, learn from...
Guide

How NFPs should engage with government: strategies, tools and frameworks for long-term success

This paper has been developed to support non-profit, social purpose leaders and boards to examine just how well prepared their organisation is to work effectively with government – and to provide a framework to respond to the fast changing policy, funding and legislative environments.
Report

Clean resilient states: the role of U.S. states in addressing climate action

U.S. states have always played an important role in setting the nation’s energy and climate policies. This paper discusses how key measures of emissions reductions, clean growth, and energy resilience may shape perceptions about state performance in addressing climate change imperatives.