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ANZSOG’s Indigenous Strength and Leadership video competition winners announced 

  • Published Date: 20 February 2019
Two video initiatives promoting Indigenous leadership in public administration have been recognised as part of a new ANZSOG initiative. Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation in northe...
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Professor Ken Smith | Reimagining Public Administration speech transcript

  • Published Date: 20 February 2019
This is a version of a speech given by ANZSOG Dean and CEO Ken Smith at ANZSOG’s Reimagining Public Administration: First Peoples, governance and new paradigms at Melbourne’s Federation Square on ...
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ANZSOG to sponsor Churchill Trust Fellowships for Indigenous public servants  

  • Published Date: 18 February 2019
ANZSOG, in partnership with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, is sponsoring two new Churchill Fellowships for Indigenous public servants in Australia and New Zealand. The fellowships, one of...
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Adam Goodes to discuss Indigenous affairs at ANZSOG conference 

  • Published Date: 18 February 2019
Former Sydney Swans AFL player Adam Goodes has an unrivalled record as an Indigenous sports star who has used his profile to help his community, encourage Australians&nbs...
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Aotearoa New Zealand Waitangi Day Message from Ken Smith

  • Published Date: 06 February 2019
On 6 February, Aotearoa New Zealand observes Waitangi Day, which commemorates the signing of the modern New Zealand’s foundation document – the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti O Waitangi). The trea...
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ANZSOG staff and alumni awarded Australia Day Honours

  • Published Date: 29 January 2019
The dedication of Australian public servants and their positive impact on our society has been recognised in the 2019 Australia Day Honours list. Several ANZSOG alumni have been rewarded for their wo...
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New year, new you – eight resolutions for public servants

  • Published Date: 25 January 2019
How is it the end of January already? Hopefully you had a refreshing break, have your feet back under the desk and are thinking about the year ahead. And while your personal New Year’s resolutions ...
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Public admin explainer: How to use ‘design thinking’ to create better policy

  • Published Date: 25 January 2019
Public policies and programs are intended to improve the lives of citizens, so how can we ensure that they are as well-designed as possible? In a recent article in Policy Design and Practice, ANZSOG...
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Changing outlooks: Creating public value through collaboration and innovation 

  • Published Date: 20 December 2018
A chance meeting between two ANZSOG alums has led to a successful and innovative program changing the lives of offenders in NSW. Rod Chenhall and Graham Bradshaw were seated together by chance at an ...
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Gallery: ANZSOG Indigenous Public Servant Forum

  • Published Date: 14 December 2018
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori public servants from all ten jurisdictions met in Canberra from 9-11 December, for the second ANZSOG Indigenous Public Servant Forum. The forum, held wit...
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How can regulators change workplace culture? 

  • Published Date: 13 December 2018
Workplace culture is best described as ‘what people do when nobody is watching’, and regulators cannot be watching all the time. To be successful, regulators need to look beyond legislation and r...
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Professor Ken Smith: Why public services must improve Indigenous representation

  • Published Date: 11 December 2018
ANZSOG held its second Indigenous Public Servant Forum in Canberra on December 9-11. The forum, held with the support of the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) brought ...