Earlier this year in the UK, the Commission on Wellbeing and Policy published its report with the objective of explaining the concept of wellbeing and to suggest how it can be used to improve policy making. Lord Gus O’Donnell, Chair, discussed its findings and implications for policy making, especially in human and social services.
8 - 10 October
GSG Executive Officer, Leanne Howie and Professor Robert Cumming, Sydney School of Public Health, attended the Mining and Agriculture Symposium: From Resource Curse to Development Driver for Australian Alumni in Kampala where they discussed the outcomes to date of their research ‘The impact of scholarships on strengthening the health systems in Africa: an assessment of selection models’.
The Professionals: Strategy, Money and the Rise of the Policatal Campaigner in Australia[23 October 2014]
During 2010 - 11, Stephen Mills conducted on-the-record interviews with every living national campaign director of the two major political parties. Their experience covers the 15 federal election campaigns from 1974 to the present day.