It’s the economy, stupid

The Regional Australia Institute recently released a report on business recovery, From Disaster to Renewal. Those of you who have been reading my blog from the start may recognise that this is the report from the workshop I went to in Marysville back in May. So the report has two unintended positive consequences, that I […]

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What’s in a name

A number of years ago, I had a person working with me on secondment who had a strong service policy background. She worked on reviewing the personal hardship grants for us (the financial assistance the State Government provides those people in need of support). She asked me what was the rationale for the grants. I […]

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