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Reimagining public service leadership

  • Published Date: 24 January 2020
Public servants of the future will be required to play different roles and demonstrate a new set of skills and capabilities as citizens’ needs and expectations change. Two visiting experts from the ...
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Indigenous Public Servant Forum aims to shift culture and support Indigenous staff

  • Published Date: 19 December 2019
Participants at ANZSOG’s third Senior Indigenous Public Servant Forum will work over the next year to develop ways to shift the mindset of the public service and better support Indigenous staff. Th...
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Measuring impact: ANZSOG bringing academics and public sector practitioners together

  • Published Date: 19 December 2019
How to measure the real-world impact of education and research are increasingly important questions for the university and government sectors, particularly when it comes to the impact on public policy...
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ANZSOG research helps shape Thodey Review

  • Published Date: 18 December 2019
The most important Review of the Australian Public Service in a generation has handed down a list of 40 recommendations, many shaped by ANZSOG recommendations on integrity and contracting. The Indepe...
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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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ANZSOG’s top summer reads for public servants

  • Published Date: 12 December 2019
If you are lucky enough to be taking some time off over summer, it’s the perfect opportunity to expand your mind and get a new perspective on the world from a good book. Below are ten non-fiction s...
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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-driven process to one enabling users as active and...
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ANZSOG Alumni Advisory council marks one-year anniversary

  • Published Date: 12 December 2019
ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council (AAC) has celebrated its one year anniversary with its final meeting for 2019 at the end of October. The meeting, held in Melbourne, focused on continued enhancement of...
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ANZSOG valedictorian inspired by passion and devotion of public servants

  • Published Date: 10 December 2019
ANZSOG Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) valedictorian Erin Giles was inspired by the passion of her fellow participants and comforted by their devotion to delivering public value....
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ANZSOG alum Andrew Woolnough wins UN Public Service award

  • Published Date: 09 December 2019
How do you solve a problem like 10 billion rabbits? ANZSOG alum Dr Andrew Woolnough put community consultation, people management and public policy at the centre of his work, and not only did he see r...
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Keeping First Nations families together

  • Published Date: 06 December 2019
By Carissa Lee Godwin Carissa Lee Godwin, Editor of APO’s First Peoples & Public Policy Collection, explores the new Family Matters report, produced by the Secretariat for National Aboriginal a...
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ANZSOG Rattigan Lecture 2019: Former NZ PM Sir Bill English says investment approach, customer focus can fix welfare state’s failures

  • Published Date: 06 December 2019
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Sir Bill English has used ANZSOG’s third annual Alf Rattigan Lecture in Canberra to outline a vision for a more customer-focused welfare system, which takes a socia...