Kate Griffiths is a fellow at Grattan Institute and co-author of ten Grattan reports across a range of policy areas, including budget policy and institutional reform. She is a scientist and analyst, with prior experience in strategy consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and science and research policy for the Australian Government.
Negotiating the grey zone
EssayWHILE SUCCESSIVE AUSTRALIAN governments spent the past decade focused on their budget deficits, another deficit quietly opened: one of public trust in government itself. A wealth of evidence shows Australians have become increasingly disillusioned with their political class. Growing suspicions...