Leadership qualities? Apply now for the Future Thought Leaders Program

17 July 2012

The HC Coombs Policy Forum, in partnership with the Australian Public Service Commission and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, will host the Future Thought Leaders Program.
This experimental pilot project seeks to identify public servants and researchers who will lead Australian public policy over the coming decades.

Among the 16 young public policy professionals offered a place in the Program up to four places will be available for researchers from all Australian universities*, research organisations or think tanks with up to seven years postdoctoral experience or equivalent.

The program will be delivered as three two-and-a-half-day workshops held at the Australian National University over the course of three months. The dates for each workshop will be as follows:

  • 27 - 29 August 2012
  • 24 - 26 September 2012
  • 22 - 24 October 2012

If you think you fit the selection criteria please send your application to by 5pm AEST on Thursday 26 July.

*Four of the 16 places are allocated for Australian National University academics.