18
Jul 19

Gender equality mandated in Victoria

While all Australian states are moving towards gender equality, perhaps none have demonstrated a higher level of commitment than Victoria. It was the last state to give women the vote in 1908, and took until 1923 to let women run for Parliament, the state has embedded gender equity in governmental policy and legislation. The launch … Continue reading Gender equality mandated in Victoria

16
Jul 19

This is the best country to be a woman 

On October 24, 1974, the women of Iceland made a stand. They didn’t show up for work, nor did they cook, clean or look after their children.  Men took their children to work, armed with pencils and colouring books to keep them occupied. They could be heard playing in the background of the radio and … Continue reading This is the best country to be a woman 

09
Jul 19

Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals

Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation.  Regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the foundation … Continue reading Top 3 technologies for investigations and enforcement professionals

09
Jul 19

Your employees are bad at information management

They’re the statistics to make any records manager shudder: 46% of employees say it’s challenging and time-consuming to find the documents they need  83% have to recreate documents that already exist because they can’t find them 65% experience challenges in reviewing and approving documents  93% can’t find documents because they’ve been badly named or tagged  … Continue reading Your employees are bad at information management

01
Jul 19

Addressing the myths behind RCTs 

Public sector policy professionals work passionately to implement policies and address short-comings in health, education, welfare and poverty alleviation. This work is often undermined as methods of evaluating the impact of policy and programs are often as out-dated as the policy itself, meaning many ineffective policies remain in place.  Government is now realising the benefit … Continue reading Addressing the myths behind RCTs 

28
Jun 19

Reducing local government regulatory burden through collaboration

The regulatory burdens placed on local government entities are varied and growing. The unique relationship local councils hold with their communities differs significantly than that of their state and federal counterparts due to their provision of services, amenities and community lifestyle.  While councils must also regulate community policy compliance, growing populations in cities and evolving … Continue reading Reducing local government regulatory burden through collaboration

26
Jun 19

Improving enforcement of government regulations

Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation.  Effective regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the … Continue reading Improving enforcement of government regulations

22
May 19

Case Study: Brussels Airport – 3 years after the terrorist attack

  On the 22nd of March 2016, 16 people died and 141 were wounded during a terrorist attack of Islamic State at Brussels Airport. The airport building was so badly damaged, it took weeks before it was operational again. The parliamentary commission and lessons learned Shortly after the attack, a parliamentary enquiry commission was created. … Continue reading Case Study: Brussels Airport – 3 years after the terrorist attack