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Federal Politics Update - August 2022
The Albanese government celebrated 100 days in office earlier this week and today another milestone has been reached – the long-awaited Jobs and Skills Summit in Canberra.
The role of the narrative in public policy
Rachel Harding, Media and Communications Consultant
Narratives help people make sense of the world we live in. Stories and anecdotes have been used throughout history to characterise the facts by framing them within a particular narrative about how the world works. It is the tool used to effect social, political and economic change. Through its power to effect judgement and decision making, narratives can influence the behaviour of constituents in areas of complex policy issues.
‘Tis the season…for Maiden Speeches
Lisa Palu, Associate Director
I am a self-confessed Maiden Speech junkie! I love this time in every electoral cycle, when the political newbies stand up, look out over the floor of parliament and bare their soul, giving voters insight into what makes them tick, what pushes their buttons and (hopefully) what they want to achieve for their communities.