These capture the central issues facing the public sector in the next decade and will be used as lenses to explore a range of topics that are essential to good governance, including: sustainability, ethics, accountability, policy, leadership and regulation.
Place focuses on issues that are specific to a locality, community or neighbourhood. At the level of place, public sector organisations and partners come together to achieve local social, environmental and economic outcomes.
Digital covers technological transformation, artificial intelligence, machine learning and innovation. The future of good governance must go beyond organisational transformation and tackle issues of legitimacy, ethics, trust, power and data ownership.
Citizens relates to their engagement with governance and their changing relationship with public institutions. Public sector governance is struggling to embrace the consequences of increasingly engaged citizens. We’re here to explore whether there are alternatives to the current models.