Political planning


8 Feb 2018

The battle for the inner-Melbourne seat is no ordinary by-election for Labor, suggests Peter Brent.

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3 Nov 2016

In this speech, the Secretary of the NZ Treasury talks about how the focus of public policy should be on enabling a more prosperous, sustainable and inclusive New Zealand, now and into the future. He discusses how New Zealand can invest in sustainable improvement in...

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9 Aug 2016

Contemplates the fundamental components of anticipatory governance - anticipating tomorrow’s problems, protecting the long-term public interest, and endeavouring to ‘future-proof’ the state - as a critical ingredient of good governance. Sets out global risks as assessed by the World Economic Forum in 2015 and five...


4 Mar 2014


Tonight I rise to invite Prime Minister Tony Abbott to visit the beautiful state of Western Australia. I do this in good faith, because we are only a matter of weeks away from a historic by-election that will not just determine the...


28 Aug 2007

This report explores the various approaches and experiences of NSW councils when preparing Social/Community Plans. The review outlines key implications for future practice, and also considers the NSW Department of Local Government's proposals for a new Integrated Planning and Reporting framework. While the focus is...



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