Andrew Podger

Andrew Podger

Andrew Podger is honorary Professor of Public Policy at The Australian National University, Adjunct Professor at Xi’an Jiao Tong University and Visiting Professor at Zhejiang University. A former Australian Public Service commissioner and secretary of the departments of Health and Aged Care, Housing and Regional Development, and Administrative Services, he retired from the public service in 2004. He was national president of the Institute of Public Administration Australia from 2004 to 2010, and a member of the foundation board of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government.

He was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2004.

Sharpening the Sword of State

Sharpening the Sword of State »

Building executive capacities in the public services of the Asia-Pacific

Edited by: Andrew Podger, John Wanna
ISBN (print): 9781760460723
ISBN (online): 9781760460730
Publication date: November 2016

Measuring and Promoting Wellbeing »

How Important is Economic Growth?

Edited by: Andrew Podger, Dennis Trewin
ISBN (print): 9781925021318
ISBN (online): 9781925021325
Publication date: April 2014

With the Benefit of Hindsight »

Valedictory Reflections from Departmental Secretaries, 2004-11

Authored by: John Wanna, Sam Vincent, Andrew Podger
ISBN (print): 9781921862731
ISBN (online): 9781921862748
Publication date: April 2012

The Role of Departmental Secretaries »

Personal reflections on the breadth of responsibilities today

Authored by: Andrew Podger
ISBN (print): 9781921536816
ISBN (online): 9781921536809
Publication date: June 2009