public service research group

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

A research team led by UNSW Canberra Senior Lecturer Dr Sue Williamson has examined how a movement to bring private sector principles into the public sector may affect gender equality in the APS.

Published by Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, the research is aimed at assisting organisations that are developing and implementing gender equality policies.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

The biggest review of the Australian Public Service (APS) in 40 years is likely to herald significant changes, particularly for APS employees. As the APS is committed to progressing gender equality, we wondered: what might the review mean for women employees?

The short answer is, we don’t know.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

According to the recent National Working Families Report over 60% of parents and carers say the most challenging issue is looking after their physical and mental wellbeing.

UNSW Canberra academic, Dr Sue Williamson, said that with workplaces placing a greater emphasis on employee wellbeing, this is an important finding.

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Power to Persuade, started with a simple idea: that the best way to start breaking down barriers between various groups interested in social policy - designing it, delivering it, evaluating it or affected by it - was to bring them into the same space.


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