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Public Policy

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Dr Sue Olney is a Visiting Fellow in the Public Service Research Group in the School of Business at UNSW Canberra, a Research Fellow in the Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, and an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne. Her research examines market-based reform of public services with a current focus on welfare-to-work and disability services. Sue has worked in...view more

Dr Sue Olney is a Visiting Fellow in the Public Service Research Group in the School of Business at UNSW Canberra, a Research Fellow in the Melbourne Disability Institute at the University of Melbourne, and an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne. Her research examines market-based reform of public services with a current focus on welfare-to-work and disability services. Sue has worked in government and in the not-for-profit sector, and been involved in a range of cross-government, cross-sector and interdisciplinary research projects, government and community sector initiatives, committees and working groups to promote access and equity in employment, education, training and disability services in Australia. Her academic experience includes teaching and research on governance and public administration at the University of Melbourne, UNSW Canberra and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). She is on the editorial board of the Australian Journal of Public Administration and Director of the influential online social policy discussion platform Power to Persuade. Sue holds a PhD in Public Policy and a Master of Public Policy and Management from the University of Melbourne.

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