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Social Benefit Bonds: are they coming to Victoria?


With increasingly tighter government budgets, social benefit bonds (SBB) have emerged as an innovative way to fund and manage the provision of social services. SBBs are financial instruments that pay a return based on the achievement of agreed social outcomes.  Investors fund the delivery of services targeted at improving a particular social outcome and the [...]

Social Benefit Bonds: are they coming to Victoria?2013-04-30T09:46:22+00:00

Ministerial Advisers and FOI


On 12 April 2013, the Victorian Court of Appeal handed down a ruling on Freedom of Information (FOI) laws that has significant ramifications upon the scope of documents that can be publicly accessed. The case - the Office of the Premier verses the Herald and Weekly Times - had its origins in the Herald Sun’s investigations into [...]

Ministerial Advisers and FOI2013-04-26T23:40:26+00:00