Big Society

We turn our gaze to the radical public sector changes that are in full swing in the United Kingdom and to consider what they could mean for Australia.

James Whelan | TheAmericanConservative.com

Progressive Australian research into UK policy ideas sparks interest among American conservatives… A conservative US website has picked out James Whelan’s article in The Conversation as one ‘of note’. A remarkable cross-pollination of ideas? View the listing on theamericanconservative.com here Readmore

IPAA 2012 international congress | 18-20 September

The Institute of Public Administration Australia’s 2012 International Congress, Melbourne Bringing together more than 1,000 administrators in one of the largest gatherings of public administrators ever held in Australia. Already the ideas and speakers on the program are impressive. Full details aremore

Australian Policy Online | Big Society and Australia

Australian Policy Online has published an article about the the Centre for Policy Development’s new report, “Big Society and Australia“. The report presents a comprehensive analysis of the UK’s ‘Big Society’ policies and programs and examines their potential impact if adopted and implemented in Australia.more

Monty Pelican Society Meeting | 8 August 2012

How the UK Government is dismantling the state and what it means for Australia Date: Wednesday, 8 August, 5.30-7.00pm Venue: Seminar Room 6, Lvl 1, Merewether Building, University of Sydney, Darlington Campus Readings CPD Big Society and Australia Report: http://tinyurl.com/ozbigsociety “Bushmore