Graduate School of Government has three prizes awarded to a student at the end of each year.
IPAA NSW, FA Bland Prize for academic excellence in Strategic Administration.
Deloitte prize for academic excellence in the Work Based Project.
Established in 2009 by donation from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, it is awarded to the most proficient student in the GSG Work Based Project.
NSW Public Service Commission award in Public Administration for overall academic performance in the Graduate Diploma of Public Administration. This award, to the value of $8000, is a travelling prize which can be used for travel in Australia or overseas to undertake research about domestic or international best practice. The reports from previous winners are listed below. (Previously sponsored by Department of Premier and Cabinet 2009 and 2010).
IPAA NSW, FA Bland Prize
|2009||Paul Gaynor||Transport NSW|
|2011||Richard Beecham||NSW Office of Water|
|2012||Leah Anderson||Education and Communities|
|2009||David Walsh||Community Services|
|2010||Neville Prior||Roads and Traffic Authority|
|2011||Gerard Azar||NSW Ambulance Services|
NSW Public Service Commission award in Public Administration
|2011||Anthony Leviston||Finance and Services|
|2012||Patrick Paroz||NSW Police Force|
Department of Premier and Cabinet award in Public Administration
|2009||Natalie Camilleri||Roads and Traffic Authority|
|2010||Alan Morrison||Ambulance Service of NSW|
Study Tour Research Reports
Natalie Camilleri Federal and state relations in road transport policy in the USA: Focusing on the importance of strategic planning to guide investment decisions.
In the United States, federal legislation mandates long range strategic transport planning and transport improvement programming at both the state-wide and metropolitan levels as a necessary precursor to funding allocation. There is no such statutory equivalent in Australia. Statutory processes around these key processes and products form the focus of the research.
- Download the Road Transport Policy Report.
Alan Morrison Health Reform and Ambulance Trust Service Delivery: A Public Value Perspective.
Paramedics and ambulance services are an important part of the healthcare continuum. Their contribution however has been overlooked in the Australian health reform agenda. This paper uses the Public Value paradigm of Mark Moore to report the impact of UK health policy and National Health Service reform on ambulance service delivery. Implications for the Australian context are identified and discussed.
- Download the Health Reform and Ambulance Service Report.
Anthony Leviston Managing People Through Change.
Implementing organisational change is the work of managers, because they manage the people who are required to change what they do and how they behave. Managers from three public organisations were interviewed about their actions during specific periods of organisational change, revealing seven common behaviours supporting organisational change.
- Download the Organisational Change Report.