With the Government creating a new development policy, we've identified the most persistent problems we need to fix, and how to overcome them.

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JANUARY 2023
Review of Reviews

Insights from four decades of reviews into Australia’s development program.

There hasn’t been an independent review of Australia’s development program since 2011 — and there’s not one happening now. That said, the Government is pushing ahead with creating a new development policy. With that in mind, the Lab took a look at the four most influential independent reviews of the past 40 years to identify the most persistent problems we need to fix. These lessons are an essential starting point for Government.

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Review of Reviews
Insights from four decades of independent reviews into Australia’s development program.
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Policymaker's Brief
Overcoming the most persistent problems in Australian development. A companion document to the Review of Reviews.
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