Pages: 410 pages
Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries – Practice and Potential analyses the impact of public inquiries on policy and administration, their practices and processes and the factors which make them effective. While the volume focusses mainly on Australia, there is also up-to-date analysis of public inquiries in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and the USA.
The contributors to Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries include leading Australian and international academic experts, practitioners, commentators, judges and researchers including: Nicholas Aroney, Gary Banks, Stephen Bartos, Linda Courtenay Botterill, Frank Brennan AO, Rosalind Croucher, Geoff Davies AO, Henry Ergas, Philip Flood AO, Paddy Gourley, Grant Hoole, John Humphreys, Kenneth Kitts, Tony Makin, Scott Prasser, Janet Ransley, Charles Sampford, Alan Simpson, Graeme Starr, Mark Thomson, Rodney Tiffen, Helen Tracey and Roger Wettenhall.
Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries – Practice and Potential is part of the Government, Policy and Politics Series, a joint initiative of Connor Court Publishing and Griffith University. The series explores past, present and future developments in Australian government, policy and politics.
The Editors: Scott Prasser has worked in federal and state governments in senior research and policy roles and is the author of Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries in Australia (2006). He holds undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from the universities of Queensland and Griffith.
Helen Tracey has had a successful career in public policy, mainly in education with the Commonwealth Government and has worked at the Public Policy Institute of the Australian Catholic University. Helen has academic qualifications in political science, public policy and education from the Australian National University and the University of London (Institute of Education).