APO and Wikimedia have both been existing in the free knowledge ecosystem for the last two decades. They have finally … More
Author: Brigid van Wanrooy
Lived experience and research: Complementary or competitors in the policy process?
While lip service is frequently paid to the importance of incorporating research evidence and lived experience into the policymaking process, … More
Public service capability: A matter for everyone
APO Director, Brigid van Wanrooy, explains why she is relieved that the Australian Public Service has not gained traction as an issue for voters and what we can do instead to promote transparent and accountable public policy and services.
In your own words: 2021 subscriber survey results
APO Director, Brigid van Wanrooy discusses the survey findings and we hear directly from our subscribers.
The fight of our lives: combating misinformation
A global pandemic in the digital age has been a dangerous cocktail resulting in widespread misinformation. Director, Brigid van Wanrooy … More
The art of APO: Making policy and research discoverable
Director Brigid van Wanrooy reflects on what she has learnt about the important contribution of information management and asks you to consider whether APO really is replaceable.
A new addition to the Disability Research Collection
We are excited to let you know about the addition of a Topic in Focus within our Disability Research Collection, … More
2020 Subscriber Survey: What we heard and how we’re responding
The results from APO’s annual Subscriber Survey are in! As in previous years, we learned a lot about how APO … More
What a year! Time for a break
As we look expectantly to the arrival of 2021, APO Director, Brigid van Wanrooy takes a brief look back at … More
Introducing My APO+
We are excited to bring you My APO+ — a membership service that saves you time by tailoring content to … More
What is grey literature and why is it essential for policy?
APO houses the largest digital collection of grey literature on public policy – not just for Australia and New Zealand, … More
APO response to COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on how we live and work. APO was born ready for this new world – providing an open and online repository and eResearch infrastructure to support your policy or research work.
You spoke, we listened – Subscriber Survey 2019
In October we ran our 2019 newsletter Subscriber Survey. This was an opportunity for us to find out what you … More
A New Direction for APO
In 2020, we will be making some exciting changes to our services to support more evidence-informed decision-making in an ever-changing … More
Data collaboratives: Advancing open access for social good
Brigid van Wanrooy reports from a data sharing masterclass at the Society 4.0 Forum in Melbourne, Australia this week. Data … More