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Understanding prevention and early intervention in public policy

Published Date: 19 May 2020
They say “prevention is better than cure”. By intervening early in people’s lives, policymakers can more effectively address policy problems. Ho...


Agile: a new way of governing

Published Date: 06 May 2020
As a practice, ‘agility’ has fundamentally changed core aspects of project management, business processes and software design. This agile approach...


What can the policy sciences tell us about COVID-19?

Published Date: 22 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is urgent, global in scale and massive in impact. What insights can the policy sciences provide about the dynamics of COVID-19? ...


Accounting for ‘dis/value’: challenging the assumptions behind public value

Published Date: 07 April 2020
For public service managers and policymakers, delivering public value has become central to the design and delivery of policies and programs. But the ...


The promise of co-design for public policy

Published Date: 24 March 2020
Co‐design holds great promise for policymakers. It can generate innovative ideas, foster cooperation and meaningfully engage the hard to reach. But ...


Co-design: from expert to user-driven ideas in public service design

Published Date: 12 December 2019
Co-design can address complex societal problems and drive innovation in the public sector. How can we shift public service design away from an expert-...


Ten ways to optimise evidence-based policy

Published Date: 13 November 2019
It is time to move away from the ‘government are from Venus, researchers are from Mars’ narrative when it comes to evidence and public policy. Ins...

News & Media

Navigating leadership during the COVID-19 crisis

Published Date: 26 May 2020
Tweet COVID-19 has tested governments and leaders across the world, and seen nations take different approaches to dealing with the uncertainties...

News & Media

National Reconciliation Week: We are in this together

Published Date: 26 May 2020
Tweet By Professor Ken Smith, ANZSOG Dean and CEO National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about the hist...

News & Media

Reimagining government to shift power to the grassroots

Published Date: 26 May 2020
Tweet Could a project to find jobs for refugees in the sprawling western suburbs of Melbourne be the key to improving government across Australi...

News & Media

ANZSOG and APO launch new Regulation Collection

Published Date: 26 May 2020
Tweet By Penelope Aitken (Collections Editor, APO) & Monica Pfeffer (Director of Practitioner Engagement, ANZSOG) ANZSOG and the Analysis &...