Better Governance and Policy

Better Governance and Policy

Better Governance and Policy advances the design and practice of governance and policy in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. We draw upon research strengths from all faculties and disciplines to support local and global government, and policy development.

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Scholarship Opportunity

Monash University's Data Futures Institute is currently seeking applications for several well-funded PhD scholarships. Apply now for Project 4: AI and Transitions in Evidence Use for Policymaking: A Cross-National Study, supervised by Better Governance and Policy's Director, Michael Mintrom.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to study with us!

Deadline for expressions of interest is 18 October, 2020 | Other projects may also be of interest.

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Read the latest BGP Original Research

The importance of policy narrative: effective government responses to Covid-19

Policy narratives can be thought of as the general story-lines that emerge and come to hold prominence in policy communities concerning particular phenomena....They can condition the thoughts and actions of broader populations. Those thoughts and actions can, and usually do, have material consequences for the effectiveness of policies....
Michael Mintrom & Ruby O'Connor | Better Governance and Policy

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Housing, Homelessness and Human Rights in Australia

9th November, 2020 | 5pm-6:30pm AEST

Castan Centre for Human Rights Law | Better Governance and Policy

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