Public Sector Informant: Has the power of women voters improved policy?

By Kim Rubenstein
Updated July 29 2022 - 6:59am, first published July 4 2022 - 7:30pm
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet. Pictures: Keegan Carroll

The recent surprise joint statement by the Victorian and NSW premiers Daniel Andrews and Dominic Perrottet of their long-term policy commitment to early childhood education is a powerful example of competitive federalism. This style of federalism showcases state policy reforms stimulating other states and the federal government into thinking and acting differently.