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Reading the fine print: contract governance in the privatised Victorian Prison Sector 2016-184.1

Version Date : 11-11-2016
Published Date: 11 November 2016
Since the early 1990s the Australian State of Victoria has been a pacesetter in the privatisation of prison facilities, especially the use of public p...


Growing National Prosperity: Government's role in the 21st century

Published Date: 11 September 2017
  Against the backdrop of extensive public sector cutbacks, and the wider fiscal and economic challenges facing governments, this Occasional Pap...


Canterbury Water Management Strategy, The: 'Smart management' of collaborative processes (A) 2016-186.1

Version Date : 19-10-2016
Published Date: 27 October 2016
As the allocation and use of fresh water in New Zealand's key agricultural region of Canterbury became increasingly contentious, the government in 201...


Wicked and less wicked problems: A typology and a contingency framework

Published Date: 24 August 2017
Abstract This paper addresses shortcomings in the scholarship about ‘wicked problems’, and suggests ways of tackling them. Firstly, accounts of t...

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Vale Dr Evelyn Scott AO

Published Date: 22 September 2017
ANZSOG notes with sadness the passing of Dr Evelyn Scott AO. Evelyn was instrumental in campaigning for the equal rights of Aboriginal and Torres Str...


Delivering services in limbo: Asylum seeker reception in the Netherlands 2016-174.1

Version Date : 14-10-2016
Published Date: 14 October 2016
In Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, Jan Braat's job was hard and getting harder. A veteran local government policy advisor, Braat ...

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