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Defence Force members
15 June 2022

Looking after the Australian Defence Force

Every year, one in five serving members of the Australian Defence Force experiences poor mental health.
Sir Roland Wilson scholar Katrina Howe
10 June 2022

Improving access to medicines

When a close friend’s cousin with gall bladder cancer defied the odds after being treated with a medicine typically prescribed to treat breast cancer, Katrina Howe was motivated to learn how to make change.
Sir Roland Wilson scholar James Gaetani
03 June 2022

Supporting traditional decision-making

Sir Roland Wilson scholar James Gaetani is investigating how Australia’s public law framework supports traditional decision-making in Indigenous entities.
Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner alumna Patricia Akee
02 June 2022

Using research and evidence to make change

Patricia Akee is passionate about health, and getting the best outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.
National Reconciliation Week Georgina Nash
01 June 2022

Learning is the first step to making change

National Reconciliation Week is an important reminder for non-Indigenous Australians to take the time to learn the truth about our history.
Pat Turner Scholarship Program National Reconciliation Week
27 May 2022

Making change through postgraduate scholarships

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation provides postgraduate scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public servants, taking practical steps towards reconciliation in Australia.
Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner scholar Kayannie Denigan
04 May 2022

Making new connections

Kayannie Denigan is looking forward to putting her new knowledge of public policy into practice after completing a Master of Public Policy.
Sir Roland Wilson Foundation 2022 Alumni Impact Report
03 May 2022

Alumni reporting for duty

Sir Roland Wilson and Pat Turner alumni are helping Australia solve some of its toughest challenges by translating research into effective policy outcomes.
Sir Roland Wilson and Pat Turner alumni with Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt, Professor Helen Sullivan and Professor Ann Evans.
29 April 2022

Reconnecting with alumni

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation welcomed alumni back to campus for our annual Alumni Networking Reception.
Sir Roland Wilson scholar Andrew Morgan
26 April 2022

Developing policy during uncertainty

The COVID-19 global pandemic has presented extraordinary and unforeseen challenges for policy practitioners.
Sir Roland Wilson alumna Dr Melanie Broder
31 March 2022

Governance in new policy spaces

Sir Roland Wilson alumna Dr Melanie Broder has a passion for protecting Australia’s strategic interests from non-traditional security threats.
Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholar Sharna Bartley
17 March 2022

Challenging approaches to policy design

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner scholar Sharna Bartley is arming herself with the knowledge to close the divide between policy intent and program delivery.
 
The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation is a partnership between The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and the Australian Public Service.