Crikey | 16 August 2013

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Fiona Katauskas cartoon for strategic government chapterEvaluating government performance.

A vision for policies, putting politics aside.

Geoff Gallop former premier of Western Australia is author of the chapter ‘The vision thing: we need a national plan’ in CPD’s Pushing our luck. An edited excerpt of the chapter has been published in Crikey outlining the missing focus on policy implementation, that is often distracted by politics. The declining trust in our politicians and government is driving this need for a national plan.

“Politics isn’t just about values like “equity” and “efficiency” but about how values are to be realised in the real world, and when evidence is brought to bear we often find that the two sides are closer together than might initially appear…”

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