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How regulators can benefit from a focus on risk: Harvard’s Malcolm Sparrow

  • Published Date: 05 June 2019
The public’s demands on regulators are growing and a shift to risk-based regulation and the recognition of the importance of skilled “regulatory craftsmanship” can help them meet these demands, ...
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We are all regulators: how to think broadly about regulation

  • Published Date: 01 April 2020
Regulation is so deeply embedded in our lives that we scarcely think of it, and all public servants are regulators in some form or other whether we know it or not, says Monash University Emeritus Prof...
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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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Intelligent Regulators: How data and smart systems transform modern regulation

  • Published Date: 10 October 2019
Regulators across the world are facing growing demands for action in complex and volatile domains combined with shrinking resources, but help is at hand: many are using technology-driven regulation to...
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Making the most of Regulatory Impact Statements

  • Published Date: 20 July 2017
Developing a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) is mandatory for many legislative changes. But very few departments have the expertise to make the most of the process. Monash University’s Dr George ...
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The role of central finance agencies as 'responsive regulator'

  • Published Date: 06 September 2016
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Economics and Finance, Regulation
When tough times require governments to be flexible in applying public funds, can a central finance agency balance that with the control needed to ensure the integrity of the budget process? In an im...
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How to use technology to develop intelligent regulation

  • Published Date: 13 September 2019
How can regulators use technology to tackle the problems caused by shrinking resources and growing expectations? The answer is to become ‘intelligent regulators’ using technology to gather more in...
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Plan your professional development now for 2019

  • Published Date: 08 November 2018
Participants in ANZSOG’s Executive Education workshops learn from the best and get the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to solve real-world problems. Our 2019 line up is still being f...
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ANZSOG continues to evolve to meet public sector challenges: Dean and CEO Ken Smith

  • Published Date: 13 December 2019
The public sector is constantly undergoing rapid change and public servants are challenged to deliver public value in a complex and demanding environment. At ANZSOG, we recognise these challenges and...
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Driving dollars: Congestion charges under the microscope in new road pricing book

  • Published Date: 12 September 2018
Should drivers pay for how much they use the road? Economists and transport policy experts think so – but their advice is largely ignored by politicians wary of a backlash from voters. That deprive...
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International policy transfer - practitioner research seminar

  • Published Date: 26 July 2016
  • Key Topic and Teaching Concept: Policy Skills, Development and Implementation
Dr Christopher Walker recently presented his research into international policy transfer to an ANZSOG research translation seminar. These seminars are designed to increase the dissemination of researc...
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ANZSOG John Deeble Lecture: What can Australia learn from the UK’s NHS reforms?

  • Published Date: 07 November 2019
The 2019 John Deeble lecture has given health policy makers a first-hand account of the obstacles to health policy reform, what can be learnt from failed reforms to the UK’s NHS, and how we can intr...