Targets have been applied to a wide range of public services. This report analyses whether targets improve the performance of public services and the reasons for this, making recommendations on when and how government should set targets.
This report summarises data from the 2017 Disability Markets Survey, the fifth in a longitudinal series of studies undertaken by National Disability Services to monitor change in the supply of disability services, business conditions and the operations of disability services providers in Australia.
This second report of the Market Design and Evolution for Better Outcomes Research Program provides a snapshot of the changes in the financial performance of a Panel of 154 disability service providers between 2014/15 and 2015/16 as they transition into the National Disability Insurance Scheme...
This is the final report for the collaborative research project that examined what makes a good life for Aboriginal people with a disability from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Lands.
This first report of the Market Design and Evolution for Better Outcomes Research Program provides a snapshot of the financial status of 180 Disability Service Organisations from across Australia for the 2014-15 financial year. It also provides a baseline against which change can be compared.
The Disability Markets Survey is the fourth in a series of studies to monitor change in the supply of disability services, business conditions and the operations of disability services providers in Australia.
Since 2010, there has been growing interest in understanding how reforms to public financial management (PFM) systems can support improvements in spending on basic services. This paper takes stock of the emerging agenda on PFM and service delivery. It looks mainly at the way the...