Your Leadership Legacy; the first 100 days

Embarking on a new leadership role is inevitably met with mixed emotions. The excitement of starting something fresh is tempered with the knowledge that you will need to invest considerable amounts of your time in those critical first few weeks establishing new relations and responding to what can sometimes feel like a series of unnecessary … Continue reading Your Leadership Legacy; the first 100 days

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Citizen-led Governance: How direct democracy will revolutionise policy making

Co-Authored by David Johnson, Consultant @ Deloitte AustraliaOver the past five years, Australia (along with other western democracies) are experiencing a wave of change as the political tides of representative democracy begin to recede. According to the Edelman Trust Barometer, which assesses public trust levels across 28 countries, Australians indicate 35% trust in the government … Continue reading Citizen-led Governance: How direct democracy will revolutionise policy making

Confronting an Uneasy Reality – the Future of Australia’s National Security

My participation in this week’s AFR National Security Summit left me in no doubt that Australia’s security circumstances are shifting as global and regional circumstances change. Security threats posed by a rapidly shifting geopolitical landscape, the rise of anti-trade nationalism, advanced new cyber threats, and the prospect of increased instability caused by resource scarcity are … Continue reading Confronting an Uneasy Reality – the Future of Australia’s National Security

Putting the “nudge” into government regulation

Regulations are rules that derive their authority from legislation and are a key lever for government in a “rules based society.” Well-designed regulation provides direction in areas such as responding to market failures, ensuring an appropriate safety net in place, and broadly supporting and maintaining the routines that underpins almost every aspect of our daily … Continue reading Putting the “nudge” into government regulation

Government Procurement – what does the future hold?

Welcome to this month’s edition of GovConnect. In this edition, we shed light on the key factors influencing and reshaping the way Governments are sourcing and accessing services. This month’s bulletin coincides with the release of the results of our Global Procurement Survey. New Report: Global Trends in Sourcing and Procurement This brand new report examines … Continue reading Government Procurement – what does the future hold?

GovForum Update December 2017

Welcome to the December GovForum update.  This month's edition looks at how the public sector is being fundamentally reshaped as a result of changing community and citizen expectations.  In this month's edition we explore a data driven approach to identifying future leaders, and examine methods for identifying how public sector leaders can accelerate the redesign of government priorities within a constantly … Continue reading GovForum Update December 2017