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Restoring public trust in government: Ken Smith

  • Published Date: 18 April 2018
By Professor Ken Smith, Australia New Zealand School of Government Dean and CEO The current focus on the day-to-day minutiae of scandals in government (real or imagined) can blur the fact that declin...
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ANZSOG’s Sophie Yates’ gender research wins international award

  • Published Date: 18 April 2018
ANZSOG Research Fellow Sophie Yates has won the Osborne Best Paper Award for the best paper by a new researcher at the International Research Society for Public Management’s 2018 Conference in Edinb...
Research

Mapping Public Sector Innovation Units in Australia and New Zealand

Authors: Michael McGann, Jenny Lewis and Emma Blomkamp
Format: Report
Published Date: 17 April 2018
Summary Public sector innovation (PSI) units are increasingly being established and commissioned by governments in Australia and New Zealand to bring new insights and approaches to policy design and ...
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How do public sector innovation units work in practice? 

  • Published Date: 12 April 2018
Public sector innovation (PSI) units have spread rapidly across government departments in Australia and New Zealand in recent years, and an ANZSOG-funded research project is providing the first analys...
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ANZSOG/AIHW conference analyses benefits of data sharing

  • Published Date: 05 April 2018
Governments must engage with the community, and each other, in order to build trust around data use.  Data experts from the public sector, universities and non-government organisations stressed ...
Research

Cessation for smokers seeking treatment and advice from health care professionals in the hospital setting

Authors: Zoe Kopsaftis, Joseph van Agteren, Kristin Carson-Chahhou, Tim O’Loughlin and Brian Smith
Format: Journal Article
Published Date: 04 April 2018
Abstract Cigarette smoking costs Australia and New Zealand billions of dollars per year and is the single most preventable risk to health. Though governments have initiated numerous public health pol...
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Better data the key to improving Indigenous disadvantage: Professor Ian Anderson

  • Published Date: 03 April 2018
Better data, and giving Indigenous communities better access to it, can be part of the solution for Indigenous disadvantage, Professor Ian Anderson says. Professor Anderson was speaking at ANZSOG and...
Research

Power, Process, Plumbing: Big G and Small g Gender in Victoria's Family Violence Policy Subsystem

Authors: Sophie Yates
Format: Journal Article
Published Date: 02 April 2018
Abstract In this article, I introduce the framework of ‘big G’ (categorical) and ‘small g’ (process) gender to explore the varied ways in which actors in Victoria's family violence policy sub...
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Professor Genevieve Bell: The future is already here – but are governments ready for it?

  • Published Date: 29 March 2018
The future is already here, and governments and individuals need to learn how to deal with the loss of privacy, the rising power of data and algorithms and the growth in robots, says Professor Genevie...
Research

Strengthening policy capability: New Zealand's Policy Project

Authors: Sally Washington and Michael Mintrom
Format: Journal Article
Published Date: 29 March 2018
Abstract Policy practitioners apply tools and frameworks to policy challenges in order to improve social, economic, and environmental outcomes. Could such tools and frameworks be applied to improve t...
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Six and Out? What Australia’s cricket scandal can tell us about the six golden rules of integrity

  • Published Date: 28 March 2018
By Michael Macaulay Michael Macaulay is Associate Dean (Professional programmes) at Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington. He coordinates the ANZSOG executive workshop Leading E...
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Breaking the data silos: ANZSOG/AIHW data conference trends Australia-wide

  • Published Date: 27 March 2018
AIHW CEO Barry Sandison, Prime Minister & Cabinet's Professor Ian Anderson and former United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer to the Obama-administration Beth Noveck were among the highlight...