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New book shows public spending is an investment not a cost

  • Published Date: 21 June 2018
We can only see the true value of the public sector when we start looking at government spending not as a cost, but as an investment, says ANZSOG Professor Michael Mintrom in his latest book. Profess...
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Griffith Review launch: First Things First – an exploration of Indigenous history

  • Published Date: 20 June 2018
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Issues, Race Relations
ANZSOG is partnering with the Review, and the Melbourne School of Government, on 25 June to launch the Griffith Review’s latest volume First Things First – an exploration of Indigenous history and...
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Youth homelessness: How do we break the cycle?

  • Published Date: 19 June 2018
New ANZSOG Case Study shows value of linking youth homelessness services to training and jobs. How can we break the cycle of youth homelessness, and develop an approach that does not just put a roof ...
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New Zealand public servants gather to discuss 21st century public service 

  • Published Date: 15 June 2018
How will the landscape of the public service change in future? And what new skills will we have to acquire to be a part of this ‘new world’? Demands on the public sector are increasing but new wa...
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ANZSOG announces expansion and changes to key courses

  • Published Date: 15 June 2018
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leadership
The landscape that public services operate in continues to change rapidly. Standing still is not an option.  ANZSOG is expanding its operations in Perth, Brisbane and Wellington, and evolving it...
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ANZSOG alumni recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

  • Published Date: 12 June 2018
Several ANZSOG Alumni and board member Robyn Kruk have had their service to Australia recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The Order of Australia and Public Service Medal awards re...
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Costumes and cupcakes: ANZSOG students think outside the box in ideas market

  • Published Date: 07 June 2018
ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration is about teaching students to find new ways to think about the challenges of their work, and to tackle the big issues facing the public sector. Se...
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Beyond deference: creating truly innovative public sector leadership

  • Published Date: 07 June 2018
Robin Ryde is Co-Director of ANZSOG’s Executive Fellows Program and a former CEO of the UK National School of Government. There is no doubt that the work of public sector leadership is undergoing a...
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Why creativity is the key to managing conflict and leading successfully

  • Published Date: 31 May 2018
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Leadership
What do the creative arts have to teach us about public sector leadership? A lot more than most people think, says Canadian law Professor Michelle LeBaron, whose work on conflict transformation, creat...
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Reconciliation Week 2018: What is the future of Indigenous policy?

  • Published Date: 31 May 2018
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Issues, Race Relations
Indigenous writers have called on Australia to listen to Indigenous voices and provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with real avenues to self-determination in the latest edition of the Griff...
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How ANZSOG has lifted the capability of Tasmania’s Senior Executive Service

  • Published Date: 24 May 2018
Tasmania is a small jurisdiction which is working to lift the capability of its officers in the Senior Executive Service (SES).  ANZSOG worked with Tasmania’s State Service Management Office (...
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Can Australia and the EU overcome indifference and hit the right notes on trade?

  • Published Date: 22 May 2018
By Dr Lachlan McKenzie  For decades the chances of a substantive trade agreement between Australia and the European Union have been about the same as an Australian winning the Eurovision song co...