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A United States lapdog - or a lone wolf?

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...

Posted 9 November 20120
by Professorial Fellow Bill Burmester
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Poker Machine Reform.

Policy-on-the-Run Clinic An occasional column to assist the APS develop policies to tackle wicked problems while on the run Poker Machine Reform. This is an excellent topic for...

Posted 7 August 20122
by Professorial Fellow Bill Burmester
Events

The implications of the Arab Spring for Israeli-Palestinian relationship

ANZSIG welcomes His Excellency Mr Izzat Salah Abdulhadi, The Head of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, Ambassador to New Zealand, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. His...

Posted 3 August 20120
by Nilima Mathai
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Public Sector Governance in Australia

ANZSIG Fellows Meredith Edwards and John Halligan have written a book titled Public Sector Governance in Australia. Written with Bryan Horrigan and Geoff Nicoll, the book provides the first...

Posted 3 August 20120
by Nilima Mathai
Commentaries

Rights exist behind the wire

In 2004 the ACT Legislative Assembly enacted the Human Rights Act, the first Bill of Rights to be passed into law in Australia. In essence the Act provides that no one may be treated or...

Posted 13 March 20121
by Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope
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Are women really such poor leaders?

I am a new woman and I know it. I mean, an awakened woman, awakened to a sense of capacity and responsibility, not merely to the family and the household, but to the state. Catherine Spence...

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Professor Jon Stanhope's Australia Day speech at the Southern Cross Club, Canberra

President and members of the Board Distinguished guests Members and guests of the SCC I acknowledge too the Nugunnawal people, the traditional owners of the land on which we are gathered...

Posted 21 February 20120
by Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope
Events

What happens when citizens decide? Identifying what works

What do we mean by citizen-centric governance? Where is best practice to be found? What happens when citizens decide? Are there emerging policy agendas that are best suited to a citizen-centric...

Posted 17 November 20110
by Nilima Mathai
Events

Leadership: Does gender make a difference?

The Institute held a very successful event at the National Press Club on 4 August titled Leadership: Does gender make a difference?. Due to lack of space at the venue, we had to unfortunately...

Posted 8 November 20110
by Nilima Mathai
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Governing in the vortex: Westminister democracies and twenty-first century challenges

This roundtable, will operate under the Chatham House Rule, and will be held on Tuesday 18 October at the University of Canberra, Innovation Centre, Building 23, Level B, Room 5 and 6 commencing...

Posted 14 October 20111
by Nilima Mathai