Research

The public sector performance paradox

Published Date: 19 October 2021
Assessing performance in the public sector has led to several unintended consequences. These include the performance paradox, tunnel vision and “analysis paralysis”. A paper in Public Perform...
News & Media

Learn to build Indigenous partnerships: Lil Anderson

  • Published Date: 13 October 2021
Creating good policy for First Peoples is a responsibility that extends across all parts of the public sector and one that depends on building strong partnerships with indigenous communities. AN...
News & Media

New ANZSOG Case explores future of Australia’s National Cabinet

  • Published Date: 13 October 2021
Australia’s National Cabinet has gone from an emergency measure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to a permanent feature of governance, replacing the longstanding Council of Australian...
Cases

The National Cabinet and COVID-19: a new future for federal relations?

Authors: Marinella Padula
Published Date: 12 October 2021
Author Institution: ANZSOG
Product Type: One-part case
Opinion

A federal ICAC must end the confusion between integrity questions and corruption

  • Published Date: 12 October 2021
This article by ANZSOG NSW Premier’s Chair in Public Service Delivery Professor Gary Sturgess first appeared in the Conversation. By Gary Sturgess There has been a great deal...
News & Media

Should we be worried about Artificial Intelligence in regulation?

  • Published Date: 12 October 2021
Big data and technology are reshaping the world of regulation with Artificial intelligence, machine learning, improved data collection and analytics, remote sensing and satellite imagery tools wh...
News & Media

How public servants can make economics work for them

  • Published Date: 11 October 2021
The language of economics is still the dominant language used in discourse around public policy, and almost all policies are evaluated through an economic lens. That means public servants who un...
Opinion

Modern-day blacksmithing: equipping our people with RegTech tools

  • Published Date: 07 October 2021
This guest editorial was written for the ANZSOG/National Regulators Community of practice monthly newsletter, highlighting new additions to the Regulation Policy and Practice collection on AP...
Research

Knowledge, policy design and impact in Indigenous policymaking

Published Date: 05 October 2021
A paper in Policy Design and Practice argues policy impact in Indigenous affairs has been scandalously minimal. The problem is not a technical one of implementation, leadership failure or lack of...
News & Media

Harnessing behavioural insights to create better policies

  • Published Date: 28 September 2021
All public servants deal with people, and most policies and programs are asking people to change their behaviour. Understanding behavioural science and how to apply it, can help the public sector...
Opinion

Fixing the ‘demand side’ – helping ministers perform

  • Published Date: 28 September 2021
By Sally Washington, ANZSOG Executive Director Aotearoa-New Zealand The key dimensions of an effective relationship between Ministers and their public service policy advisors were outlined in a ...
News & Media

ANZSOG research to look at future of place-based services in post-pandemic world

  • Published Date: 28 September 2021
A new ANZSOG-supported research project will examine how place-based services are evolving and examine the effects of virtual and hybrid modes of service delivery on stakeholders and local commun...