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Our scholarships build research-informed public policy capability and leadership through postgraduate research and coursework programs, professional development and networking opportunities


Sir Roland Wilson Scholarship

Full pay PhD scholarships for Australian public servants

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarship

Full pay postgraduate scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian public servants

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22 July 2021

2021 Scholar Symposium

Last week all 37 current Sir Roland Wilson (SRW) and Pat Turner scholars gathered virtually with senior leaders from th

Christiane Gerblinger and the Australian House of Representatives - Canberra. (Credit: Lex Proimos Flickr)
15 July 2021

The language of the rebuffed: why is expert advice so easy for politicians to ignore?

Mid-year graduate Dr Christiane Gerblinger examines - Is there something about the way policy advisers communicate that makes their advice easy to ignore or misinterpret?
Scholar Symposium
15 July 2021

2021 Scholar Symposium

The Scholar Symposium is an invitation-only two day event for Sir Roland Wilson and Pat Turner scholars, which focuses on pro

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