ANZSOG acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and First Peoples of Australia and Māori, as tangata whenua and Treaty of Waitangi partners in Aotearoa-New Zealand.
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The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) is a global leader in education and government-focused research relevant to the public sector.
ANZSOG was created in 2002 by government, for government, with the active collaboration of our partner universities.
We have a deep and genuine commitment to strong public administration, reflecting the aspirations of – and our close relationship with – our government owners.
As a not-for-profit organisation with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Wellington, ANZSOG is uniquely placed to support our government members.
We have a unique role in providing education and development opportunities for people in the public sector, and a unique mission to create public value by lifting the quality of public sector leadership in Australia and New Zealand.
Our activities deliver public value through better government and better outcomes for citizens.
Developing strategic leadership skills in public sector managers requires a different educational framework to those applying to private sector managers. While business schools teach how to create shareholder value, ANZSOG’s mission is to help public sector managers learn how to create public value.
We support public sector employees to be the best they can be through our world-class education, training, networks and evidence.
We create public value by:
We build the strategic capacity of the public sector through:
Our programs evolve to reflect public administration changes and feedback from our partners and members.
ANZSOG’s success is built on our partnerships.
Our research and educational programs are developed in close collaboration with our 10 government partners and 15 university and business school partners from Australia and New Zealand. We also have affiliate partners in Asia, the US and the UK.
As well delivering benefits to governments and citizens by enhancing the capability of public sector employees, our partnerships ensure our students have access to the world’s leading academics and senior practitioners from the government and non-government sectors.
Our faculty and fellows bring a global perspective and academic excellence to our teaching, providing a mix of theory and real world experience, which is insightful, relevant and can be quickly applied.
Our international engagement
ANZSOG delivers innovative international programs to support our partner governments in Australia and New Zealand as they increase their engagement in the Indo-Pacific region.
Our international programs bring greater understanding, awareness and shared learnings between Australia, New Zealand and our Asian partners. It equips public sector leaders with the capabilities and knowledge to engage more effectively with the Indo-Pacific region while supporting them to make high-level connections across jurisdictions.
We deliver training for foreign officials in partnership with all jurisdictions and international governments, to ensure our region’s senior public-sector leaders receive the best possible training in management and leadership.
Find our about our current programs, research priorities and how we create value on our Corporate publications page.