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  • The triumph of the executive over the legislature

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    In a recent SMH article, Greg Barns provides insight into a case study of a shameful absence of due process when the House of Representatives recently passed law to continue many of the Northern Territory intervention measures

  • Evidence-based policy

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    These days even prime ministers are spruiking about evidence-based policy. Essentially this means we should only do those things – programs and services – that have been shown to work. For a humorous (albeit a little dated) take on this…

  • Pretentious and annoying business jargon

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    Forbes recently ran a campaign to vote on ‘the most annoying, pretentious and useless business jargon. Some of them haven’t quite made it to Oz. Yet. Very sobering reading for a management consultant