Media Coverage – 2022

  1. The Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis by our Governments, Percy Allan’s address to the Economic Society of Australia Forum, 19/07/2022.
  2. Full Page Announcement of Statement of Public interest Standing Order’, Sydney Morning Herald, 4/06/2022
  3. There is a way of making better laws’. Percy Allan in AFR( Australian Financial Review) , 31/05/2022
  4. ‘NSW to require public interest test for all new legislation’. Samantha Hutchinson in AFR( Australian Financial Review) , 30/05/2022
  5. ‘How to restore good process in public policy. Percy Allan in Company Director magazine, 1/4/2022

Media Coverage – 2021

  1. How $2.8 billion of your money is spent — it grossly favours Coalition seats.’ Katina Curtis and Shane Wright in Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 15/12/2021
  2. ‘Unacceptable’, ‘mediocre’, ‘sound’ — and nothing anywhere near ‘excellent’. Verona Burgess in The Mandarin, 19/11/2021
  3. Public policy making is failing in Australia. Here’s how to fix it. Percy Allan in Pearls and Irritations, 16/11/2021
  4. Standard of policy decisions declines. Dennis Shanahan in the Weekend Australian, 13/11/2021
  5. Bringing home the bacon: Perrottet faces grilling over pork-barrelling. Alexandra Smith and Lucy Cormack in  the Sydney Morning Herald, 6/11/2021.
  6. A Statement of Public Interest should accompany all bills. Here’s why. Percy Allan in Flat White, Spectator Australia, 21/10/2021
  7. “Why policy needs process”Geraldine Doogue interviews Percy Allan, Saturday Extra, ABC Radio, 21/01/2021

Media Coverage – 2020

  1. “‘Good process leads to good policy: Medevac repeal ranked worst piece of law“. Shane Wright in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 20/11/20
  2. “JobKeeper given tick of approval in new report card”. Andrew Clarke in the Australian Financial Review, 20/11/20 (Paywall)
  3. “JobKeeper proves pandemic-winning policy, super, HomeBuilder get thumbs down”. Dennis Shanahan in The Australian, 20/11/20 (Paywall)
  4. “Good policy processes result in better outcomes: Think tanks rate decision-making processes behind 20 government policies”. Shannon Jenkins in The Mandarin, 24/11/20
  5. “Latest Findings on how well our Governments make Policy”. Percy Allan in Pearls and Irritations, 27/11/20
  6. “The great public policy Razzie awards”. Percy Allan in The Spectator Australia, 27/11/20
  7. “Every Parliamentary Bill should have a Statement of Public Interest”. Glenn Barnes in IdeaSpies, 23/11/20
  8. “Left and Right agree, again: good policy starts with good process”. Richard Whitington in richardwhitington.com, 21/11/20

Media Coverage – 2019

  1. “Adani, tax cuts top legislated ‘failures’”. Dennis Shanahan in The Australian, 16/11/2019
  2. “Policy-making process mostly ‘flawed, mediocre’”. Andrew Clark in the Australian Financial Review, 15/11/2019
  3. “‘Shabby’ and ‘mediocre’: Four Morrison government policies slammed”. Jessica Irvine in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 15/11/2019
  4. “Political parties should agree on best practice policy process, research shows”. Shannon Jenkins in The Mandarin, 19/11/2019

Media Coverage – 2018

  1. “Half-baked’: Opposing think-tanks unite to condemn policy failures. Jessica Irvine in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 5/10/18
  2.  “Finally, something left and right can agree on: Evidence-based policy. Andrew Clark in the Australian Financial Review, 5/10/18
  3. “The evidence is in – half-backed policies a pox on both houses”, Dennis Shanahan in The Weekend Australian, 6/10/18 (only PDF File available)
  4.  “In praise of proper public policy process: if professional pundits can agree, can’t we all?Stephen Easton in The Mandarin, 16/10/18