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Opportunities to remove gender as a barrier to senior leadership

21 November 2019NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

We wanted to understand the barriers to reaching the Premier's gender equality target for senior leadership roles in the government sector. Today we are launching the findings of research we conducted in partnership with the Public Service Commission, Customer Service, Stronger Communities and Transport Clusters.

How to Increase Job Applications in Regional NSW

26 September 2018NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

Regional NSW offers exciting career opportunities for teachers, engineers, nurses, doctors, business owners and other professionals. Here are some tips on how BI can help to make it easy and attractive for applicants to make the move.

IWD 2018: Addressing gender bias with BI

8 March 2018NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is ‘Press for Progress’. It is an important day to mark the progress towards gender equality around the world. And in NSW we have made progress.

A bite-sized experience of the Big Apple

20 December 2017NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

I travelled with our Executive Director for the FACS and Innovation Branch to New York City to attend the Behavioural Science and Policy Association (BSPA) conference on 19 September 2017.

Behavioural Insights in NSW 2016

19 December 2016NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

The Behavioural Insights Unit’s latest report, Behavioural Insights in NSW 2016, is now available.

White House sets up ‘nudge unit’

20 September 2013NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

We are excited to hear that the White House is setting up a Social and Behavioral Science Team, headed by Maya Shankar, that will use lessons from psychology and behavioural economics in the design of public policy.

Case Study Series - ‘Home Power Savings Program’: Saving Energy in Low Income Households (Office of Environment and Heritage)

8 August 2013NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

The key policy issue underpinning the Home Power Savings Program is the social impact of the rising cost of electricity on low-income households in NSW.