You Win Some, You Lose Some: Experiments with Joined-Up Government

Janine O'Flynn, Fiona Buick, Deborah Blackman, John Halligan

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In 2004 a bold experiment in the use of joined-up approaches to policy-making and implementation, best captured in the design of new policy architecture and the creation of a co-location model for service delivery, was undertaken to address the entrenched disadvantage of Indigenous Australians. In this article we report on inhibitors, explaining the under-performance of the joined-up experiment, and facilitators, which explain, in part, the existence of a small number of examples defying the broader trend
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-254
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Public Administration
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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