Conference presentations

2019

  • O’Sullivan, S., Considine, M., McGann, M. and Nguyen, P. (2019), "Locked-in or locked-out: Can a public services market really change?" Bureaucracies Under Stress? Western and Chinese Public Administration in an Era of Anti-Politics, University of Melbourne, 28-29 September 2019
  • O’Sullivan, S., Considine, M., McGann, M. and Nguyen, P. (2019), "Contracting personalization by results: comparing marketisation reforms in Australia and the UK," Australian Political Studies Association Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, 22 – 25 September 2019
  • Nguyen, P., Lewis, J. and Considine, M. (2019), "What factors encourage jobseekers to find a job or move off benefits? Modelling street level bureaucracy," Australian Political Studies Association Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide, 22 - 25 September 2019
  • McGann, M., Considine, M., O’Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2019), "Locked-in or locked-out: Can a public services market really change?" Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 9-11 September 2019
  • O’Sullivan, S., McGann, M. and Considine, M. (2019), "The Category Game and its impact on Street-Level Bureaucrats and Jobseekers: An Australian Case Study," Australian Social Policy Conference, University of New South Wales, 9-11 September 2019
  • Considine, M., O’Sullivan, S. and McGann, M. (2019), "Supporting harder-to-help jobseekers and the future of employment services," National Employment Services Association (NESA) Conference, 12 August 2019
  • McGann, M. (2019) “International experiences in Public Employment Services," Keynote presentation, Leave no one behind conference, Maynooth University, Ireland, 17 June 2019
  • Considine, M. "Reflections on the field of street-level bureaucracy research," Invited plenary presentation, 3rd Street Level Bureaucracy Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. 12 June 2019
  • McGann, M., Considine, M. and O’Sullivan, S. (2019), "The Category Game and its impact on Street-Level Bureaucrats and Jobseekers: An Australian Case Study," 3rd Street Level Bureaucracy Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. 11 June 2019
  • O’Sullivan, S., McGann, M. and Considine, M. (2019), "The Category Game and its impact on Street-Level Bureaucrats and Jobseekers: An Australian Case Study," International Research Society for Public Management Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 16-18 April 2019
  • Nguyen, P., Considine, M. and Lewis, J. (2019) "Does NPM change ‘street level’ service delivery? Comparing public employment services in Australia & the UK over time," International Research Society for Public Management Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 16-18 April 2019

2018

  • McGann, M. (2018) "Welfare conditionality in Australia," Jobs Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 3 - 5 October 2018
  • Considine, M. (2018) "Trends in contracting and marketisation," Jobs Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 3 - 5 October 2018
  • O’Sullivan, S., McGann, M., and Considine, M. (2018) "The Category Game and its impact on Street-Level Bureaucrats and Jobseekers: An Australian Case Study." University of Leeds, 19 September 2018
  • McGann, M., O’Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2018) "Welfare reform and the marketisation at the frontline in Australia and the UK: a comparative perspective," World Congress of International Political Science Association, Brisbane, 21 - 26 July 2018
  • McGann, M., Nguyen, P. and Considine, M. (2018) "Welfare conditionality and blaming the unemployed," Welfare Conditionality Conference, University of York, 26-28 June 2018

2017

  • McGann, M. and Nguyen, P. (2017) "A New Blueprint: Towards 2020," Jobs Australia National Conference, Hobart, 2 November 2017
  • McGann, M., Nguyen, P. and Considine, M. (2017) "Welfare conditionality and blaming the unemployed: Is there a correlation?," Australian Social Policy Association Conference, UNSW, 26-28 September 2017
  • Nguyen, P., Considine, M. and O’Sullivan, S. (2017), "Better welfare-to-work contracting-out practices? Evidence from Job Services Australia (2009-2015)," Democracy and Populism: A new age of extremes? (APSA), Melbourne 24-27 Sep 2017
  • Nguyen, P., Considine, M. and O’Sullivan, S. (2017), "New Public Management and the Rule of Economic Incentives: Australian Welfare-to-Work from Job Market Signalling Perspective," Forging the Future… through inclusive employment Services (NESA), Melbourne 22-23 August 2017
  • McGann, M. (2017) "Frontline perspectives from the UK and Australia: What’s Changing?," National Employment Services Association Annual Conference, Melbourne, 23 August 2017

2016

  • O’Sullivan, S. (2016) "Getting Welfare to Work: 20 years of Employment Services Privatisation in Australia" seminar at the Institute of Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra, November 2016
  • O’Sullivan, S. and McGann, M. (2016) "What the frontline research tells us about employment services" presentation at the Jobs Australia National conference, October 2016
  • McGann, M. and Nguyen, P. (2016) "Ageing and activation: demographic shift at the frontline of Australian welfare-to-work," Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Sydney, September 2016
  • O’Sullivan, S. (2016) "International Best Practice in Employability: global view of 2016 and beyond," IntoWork Convention, Birmingham, UK, July 2016
  • Lewis, JM. (2016) "How welfare reform affects frontline staff - Early results from 2016 Australian employment services survey," NESA annual conference, Melbourne, August 2016

2015

  • Lewis, JM, Nguyen, P, O’Sullivan, S. and Considine, M. (2015) "Star ratings and provider performance: The Australian experience," CESI convention, London, 14-15 July 2015

2014

  • Considine, M., O'Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2014), "Work Program and the Black Box," Politics and Policy, Bristol, UK
  • Considine, M., O'Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2014), "New Public Management and Information Asymmetries: An Australian employment services case study," International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Carleton University, Ottawa
  • Considine, M., O'Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2014), "The left and right of Australian employment services policy: a comparison of Job Network and Job Services Australia," Public Policy Network Conference, University of Canberra

Conference presentations 2013-2009