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The twin faces of public sector design: policy design and design thinking

Published Date: 24 July 2019
Design thinking has become a popular approach for governments seeking to address complex governance challenges. It offers novel techniques and speaks ...


On Solid Ground? Using a Public Private Partnership to build a new flagship hospital in Adelaide [CC] 2019-205.1

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Published Date: 27 March 2019
In the early 2000s, rising healthcare costs and ageing facilities prompted the South Australian government to commission plans for a new major metropo...



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Finding a common language for public servants in all tiers of government: David MacLennan

Published Date: 24 July 2019
David MacLennan has seen it all. He is that rare public servant who has worked in every tier of government from federal to state to local, as well as ...


A ‘Tripadvisor’ for disability? Social enterprise and ‘digital disruption’ in Australia

Published Date: 10 November 2018
Abstract We explore how social enterprises can use platform technologies to plug ‘informational gaps’ in the provision of disability services. ...

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Beyond outsourcing: how governments can change their approach to contracting services

Published Date: 23 July 2019
The Australian Government spends about three times more on contracted services than on direct employment of public servants, but is this level of cont...


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Managing regulation, enforcement and compliance

Event Date : 27 October - 1 November 2019
Location : Canberra


Regulatory excellence

Event Date : 23 July 2019
Location : Perth