With so many moving parts, it’s not always easy to see how everything will fit together, or why it matters that they do.
There are a number of reform resources that can help connect the dots, from backgrounding on public sector reform, assistance with current reform initiatives, or general reform news.
The why, what and how
The following resources outline why the reform program is needed, what it is and how it will deliver against recommendations stemming from three independent reviews of the public sector commissioned by Government and two Chief Executive Officer Working Group reports.
Learn more about the:
- Independent reviews into aspects of government policy and practice.
- Reform priorities and progress
Full outline of the reform program and the initiatives that are focused on creating a more efficient, collaborative and high performing public sector that delivers better services to the community.
- The State of Reform 2019 (PDF)
This report outlines the progress made by the reform program in response to the recommendations of the three independent reviews and two CEO Working Group reports.
The following case studies offer an in-depth look at examples of reform in action. Case studies are added to this section as they are developed:
- Working together for Western Australia to reform our criminal justice system (PDF)
- Using behavioural insights to save lives
- Water Corporation puts small business guides into practice
- Waste management grant supports 'all-in' approach on Rottnest Island
News of reform successes and cultural change in action can help you to better understand the direction of the reform program. The full archive of reform news stories is available here.
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State Government media statements related to the reform program are listed below:
29 July 2019 – Inaugural Infrastructure WA Board appointed
27 June 2019 – Red tape attack launched at northern suburbs jobs hotspot
21 May 2019 – Experts sought for Infrastructure WA board positions
20 February 2019 – 150,000 new jobs to be created as part of the 'Our Priorities' vision
19 February 2019 – Infrastructure WA Bill next step to growing the economy and creating jobs
6 December 2018 – Streamline WA: Making it easier to do business in Western Australia
10 September 2018 – GTE Reform Program to strengthen governance and accountability
9 August 2018 – Thousands of State Government workers to receive job security
27 February 2018 – Interim report shows positive moves towards a sustainable health system
21 February 2018 – McGowan Government driving major changes across government
20 February 2018 – Major systemic failings identified in Special Inquiry
6 December 2017 – Report sets out blueprint for reform
7 September 2017 – Reforms deliver a better, more efficient public service
29 August 2017 – Interim report handed down for Service Priority Review
30 June 2017 – Jobs the focus as public sector renewal is implemented