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Despite cost disease, Government can boost public sector productivity

There are several fundamental differences between the public and private sectors, one of which was noted in Sir Peter Gershon’s review of Commonwealth Government ICT use in 2008. On Commonwealth agencies, and I assume the same would apply to State … Continue reading

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Cost of schooling will keep increasing under current model

It’s no surprise to see another report on escalating private school fees (Queensland private schools announce fee hikes of up to 7 per cent for 2013), given that, under the traditional schooling model, the potential for productivity gains in schools … Continue reading

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