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The Social Report 2005.

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The Social Report 2005. "The Social Report provides information on the social health and wellbeing of New Zealand society. Indicators are used to measure levels of wellbeing, to monitor trends over time, and to make comparisons with other countries. For the Ministry of Social Development

 

By Ministry of Social Development , Newzealand .

Miscellaneous Policy Resource.


Heartland centres

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Heartland centres "provide ?one-stop shops? in rural areas where the local population may access a range of government and other related services. Heartland Services began in 2001 and there are now 28 rural centres around New Zealand, with two urban centres being developed for Christchurch and Auckland. The overall results of an evaluation of Heartland Services show that the initiative is working well, with rural New Zealanders? improved access to services owing much to improved interagency collaboration and the commitment and resourcefulness of local co-ordinators.

 

By Ministry of Social Development , Newzealand .

Miscellaneous Policy Resource.


Can Strategic Policy Choices be Widened?

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Can Strategic Policy Choices be Widened? " As a leadup to our major conference on 23-24 April in Canberra (see below for more details), the opening online discussion for 2003 focuses on what new processes are needed in Australia to generate a wider debate about strategic policy options. Ian Marsh of the Political Science Program, Research School of Social Sciences, ANU, has offered a background paper on the issue. The online discussion 'How can strategic policy choices be widened?' will start on Monday 10 February and finish on Monday 24 February. Ian has agreed to contribute to the discussion. Published by the Australian Public Policy research Network.

 

By Australian Public Policy research Network , Australia.

Miscellaneous Policy Resource.


Measuring Progress

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Measuring Progress" This paper reports on the discussion on the Australian Bureau of Statistic's publication "Measuring Australia's Progress". The debate covered the role of indicators of inequality, citizenship, governance and democracy. Published by the Australian Public Policy research Network.

 

By Australian Public Policy research Network , Australia.

Miscellaneous Policy Resource.


What is Good Public Policy?

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What is Good Public Policy?" Experts joined the Australian Public Policy Research Network in discussing what makes good public policy. Discussion centred around long term thinking, timeliness, use of evidence, the involvement of stakeholders, and the interplay between policy making and politics.

 

By Australian Public Policy Research Network, Australia.

Miscellaneous Policy Resource.


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