public policy

The lessons and experience of a policy advisor

Meredith Edwards, who has been both an academic and a senior policy advisor in the Australian Public Service, will address the following questions and more.

The ‘Power to Persuade’ initiative: building knowledge and capacity for working within complex policy networks

Since the 1990s, ‘joined-up government’, ‘whole-of-government’ and ‘horizontal governance’ approaches have emerged in many industrialised countries, resulting in the devolution of government functions to diverse and extensive policy networks. From these shifts, complex systems of networked actors have emerged, involved in designing, implementation and influencing policy. This includes different parts of government, the community sector, philanthropy, corporates and academics.

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