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Unique challenges, unique opportunities for senior Northern Territory public servant Jean Doherty

  • Published Date: 14 September 2021
The Northern Territory is a unique jurisdiction, shaped by its rich first nations cultures and languages, vast remote landscape and diverse, dispersed population. With the uniqueness comes opport...
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Building the infrastructure to support good policy advice

  • Published Date: 14 September 2021
Good policy is fundamental to good government, and giving good policy advice is a vital part of the public sector’s work. ANZSOG’s Aotearoa-New Zealand Executive Director Sally Washington sa...
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ANZSOG funds research into how the public sector can support flexible working

  • Published Date: 13 September 2021
ANZSOG will support research into the future of flexible work in public services through a research project funded by ANZSOG in partnership with the ACT Public Service (ACTPS) and with commission...
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How to strengthen the public sector of the future

  • Published Date: 01 September 2021
Public sector leaders have always needed to think creatively to solve complex problems and deliver public value to their communities. Now, as governments work through the ongoing impacts of the C...
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ANZSOG’s Executive Fellows Program 2021: Leading change in difficult times

  • Published Date: 31 August 2021
Being a senior public sector leader is difficult at the best of times, doing it in the current disrupted environment is even harder. ANZSOG’s Executive Fellows Program (EFP) provides participa...
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After the last ‘summer of terrible drugs’ it’s time to make NZ’s temporary drug checking law permanent

  • Published Date: 18 August 2021
Alexander Gillespie, Professor of Law, University of Waikato This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. Wit...
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Phased border reopening, faster vaccination, be ready for Delta: Jacinda Ardern lays out NZ’s COVID roadmap

  • Published Date: 17 August 2021
By Michael Plank, Professor in Applied Mathematics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons licens...
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ANZSOG-partnered APS academy to lift public service capability

  • Published Date: 17 August 2021
The new Australian Public Service Academy, launched last month, will lift the capability of the APS and encourage an agency-wide approach to building skills. ANZSOG is one of the partners of the...
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Towards Strategic Leadership: self-reflection to drive change

  • Published Date: 17 August 2021
Image: Helen Spencer ANZSOG’s Towards Strategic Leadership (TSL) program has a strong track record of asking leaders reflect to improve their ability to collaborate and see where their organis...
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ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration helps Charlene Davison keep advocating for Aboriginal people

  • Published Date: 02 August 2021
Charlene Davison’s career has seen her combine her passion for education with her belief in the need for more Aboriginal people in senior public sector roles to improve services for Aboriginal ...
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Focusing on people, not technology – how the public sector can work better to solve problems

  • Published Date: 02 August 2021
Why can we put rovers on Mars, but not find solutions to climate change? Why can governments only collaborate well during a crisis? And why are our organisations not achieving their latent potential...
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How to turn your public interest project from idea into reality: Professor Beth Noveck

  • Published Date: 28 July 2021
How can public servants become problem solvers, and spark innovation within the cautious world of the bureaucracy? US Professor Beth Noveck’s new book Solving Public Problems outlines the skills t...