Governance

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Corporate governance
NARROWER TERMS
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.
Report

The local climate challenge

This report explores some of the structural issues affecting local councils in the UK in their efforts to move to a low carbon economy.
Report

Planning and governance of COVID-19 procurements to increase the National Medical Stockpile

This audit examined whether the COVID-19 National Medical Stockpile (NMS) procurement requirement was met through effective planning and governance arrangements.
Working paper

Governing live automated facial recognition systems for policing in England and Wales

The use of live automated facial recognition (AFR) systems in England and Wales for law enforcement purposes has been the subject of criticism concerning the inadequacy of governance of the technology. This working paper contributes to public policy literature on technology governance, exploring governance through...
Report

Governance of the Seasonal Worker Programme in Australia and sending countries

From a slow start in 2008, Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) has become a growing source of employment in the Pacific, and an important part of the seasonal workforce for Australian farmers. This report recommends ways to improve SWP governance, both in Australia and in...
Report

Inquiry into the University of Auckland’s decision to purchase a house in Parnell

This report reviews the decision made by the University of Auckland to purchase a $5 million house in Parnell, Auckland. It was found that University has not been able to demonstrate that this purchase met key principles of managing sensitive expenditure well.
Conference paper

Urban entrepreneurialism: the case of the office of Western Sydney, 1998 - 2003

This paper explores the record of the Office of Western Sydney, as a thinly resourced and barely empowered institutional mechanism with a nonetheless impressive record, and identifies the strategy of dynamic network creation and utilisation that allowed positive changes to be achieved in developing and...
Conference paper

Urban futures

City governments are being called upon to meet ever-expanding and more complex expectations, without a corresponding open chequebook. This paper explores the complex question of how to evaluate local and city governance.
Conference paper

Risk and security in Australian cities: Whose risk, whose responsibility?

This paper examines the evolution of risk and its governance in Australian cities - with the focus on Sydney. It considers the construction of risk and security and the roles played by different groups in defining these concepts, in constraining the choice of mitigation strategies...
Conference paper

Governance, finance and accountability

This short paper an overview and partial synthesis of the papers presented in the sessions of the SOAC 2003 conference dealing with the theme of Governance, Finance and Accountability. It is intended to contribute to the process of identifying the critical policy and research issues...