Researcher

Dr Sue Olney

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Dr Sue Olney is a Research Fellow in the Public Service Research Group in the School of Business at UNSW Canberra. She is also an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Melbourne School of Government and a past Honorary Fellow in the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne. Her work revolves around access and equity in employment, education, training and disability services in Australia with particular focus on the impact of...view more

Dr Sue Olney is a Research Fellow in the Public Service Research Group in the School of Business at UNSW Canberra. She is also an Honorary Senior Fellow in the Melbourne School of Government and a past Honorary Fellow in the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne. Her work revolves around access and equity in employment, education, training and disability services in Australia with particular focus on the impact of reform of public services on citizens with complex needs. Sue has experience on both sides of the process of outsourcing public services, having worked in the Victorian Government Departments of Education & Training, Victorian Communities, Planning & Community Development, Human Services and Health and in the not-for-profit sector, and a background of teaching and research in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Sue holds a PhD in Public Policy, a Master of Public Policy & Management and Bachelor of Education & Training from the University of Melbourne.

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