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ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public Administration helped prepare Simon Bell to play a leading role in West Australia’s coronavirus response

  • Published Date: 18 September 2020
Simon Bell spent “21 glorious years” with the British Army’s Royal Engineers before deciding to relocate to Western Australia with his family, where he joined the public service in 2015....
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Suresh Cuganesan: Teaching public sector leaders how to make policy success financially sustainable

  • Published Date: 16 September 2020
Giving public sector leaders the skills to make policies and service delivery financially sustainable is key to providing good government in the long-term. Professor Suresh Cuganesan, who lead...
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Waiting decades to reduce domestic abuse isn’t an option; this is what needs to change

  • Published Date: 16 September 2020
Despite many reforms and much investment (in some jurisdictions) in domestic and family violence programs in recent years, rates of violence are not declining and are in fact increasing during ...
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ANZSOG strengthens public sector leadership during COVID-19

  • Published Date: 11 September 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: COVID-19
In these uncertain and challenging times, the Australia and New Zealand School of Government’s (ANZSOG’s) mission - to support outstanding public sector leadership - is critical. Now more ...
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Opinion: Regulation, trust and the professions

  • Published Date: 04 September 2020
By Roxane Marcelle-Shaw What makes a profession trustworthy? In August 2020 the chair of ASIC, James Shipton, addressed a similar question about the financial system and corporations in an ANZ...
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Nominations open for ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council

  • Published Date: 04 September 2020
ANZSOG is currently seeking nominations for its Alumni Advisory Council from across Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand. Established in 2018 to represent ANZSOG’s 3,500-strong alumni, the Co...
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ANZSOG/ National Regulators Community of Practice: Windows of opportunity in a crisis

  • Published Date: 02 September 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: COVID-19
COVID-19 has stretched governments and regulators but provided a rare chance to test ‘bottom drawer’ ideas in the real world. The ANZSOG/National Regulators Community of Practice’s (NRC...
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The importance of reflective, strategic leadership in an ongoing crisis

  • Published Date: 02 September 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has become a multi-pronged crisis that is stretching public sector organisations, highlighting their importance and revealing their weaknesses. Leaders have been asked t...
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Recruiting and retaining First Nations health workers

  • Published Date: 02 September 2020
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Indigenous Affairs
First Nations people need culturally and physically safe healthcare, and the best way to ensure this, is to maintain a presence of First Nations health workers in all roles, locations and prof...
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Ross Guest: Teaching public sector leaders how to win economic debates

  • Published Date: 31 August 2020
Providing future public sector leaders with the tools to decipher economic arguments is the key to strong economic policy. Professor Ross Guest, who leads ANZSOG’s Executive Master of Public...
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Australian Journal of Social Issues special China issue available free

  • Published Date: 26 August 2020
A special issue of the Australian Journal of Social Issues, based on a 2018 workshop organised by the Greater China Australia Dialogue on Public Administration, is now available for free for a ...
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Spotlight brief: National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019

  • Published Date: 26 August 2020
Prepared for ANZSOG by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Overview In July 2020, the AIHW released the findings from the National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019. The survey c...