For the third year running, independent research undertaken by two philosophically opposed Right and Left think tanks — the Institute of Public Affairs and Per Capita — has found that basic standards of evidence and consultation-based policymaking are only loosely followed by Australian federal and state governments. Nevertheless, there was an improvement on last year’s results.
The thinks tanks agreed the two highest scoring policies were the Queensland Personalised Transport Ombudsman and the Federal My Health Record which received average total scores of 9.5
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