The foreign policy train rolls on, and Australia has finally gained a seat on the United Nations Security Council. According to the combined authority of the Prime Minister and the Foreign...
The Institute provides a neutral space for bringing together experts from academia, practice and the private and third sectors to problem-solve on critical governance issues.
The Institute's engagement activities include a broad range of seminars, workshops and conferences on governance themes in partnership with the Australian Public Service Commission, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Institute of Public Administration Australia, Minter Ellison, the Research School of Social Sciences at the ANU and Treasury. Moreover, Professor Meredith Edwards and Professor Virginia Haussegger are leading the Institute’s signature professional engagement program for 2010-11: ‘Celebrating the Contribution of Women to public sector excellence’.
Being a trusted knowledge broker on governance and government issues is a major objective of the Institute. Therefore the Institute aims to deliver a multifaceted program of seminars, workshops and events to engage our network of research and public members and partners in discussions at the nexus of research and practice.
- Research Seminar series - features local and international researchers reporting their active research.
- Student Seminar series - features students reporting their active research in a friendly and informal environment.
- Research Discussion Forum - created to provide space for researchers to discuss new research themes and ideas, for in-progress research presentations, and to discuss speculative themes.
- Parliamentary Triangle Seminar Series - features annual workshops and conferences on specialist topics throughout the year.
- Connection Series – is delivered in partnership with Minter Ellison and the Australian Public Service. It provides an open forum for key thinkers drawn from across academia, government and private sectors to deliberate on critical governance issues.