Our Research Associates include a large panel of academic researchers with expertise in diverse areas of public policy, drawn from across several universities in Queensland and beyond. Many researchers also have significant experience inside the public service. 

These experts can offer an additional source of policy advice for those developing or commenting on public policy in Queensland. All members, their research fields, and their contact details, are listed below. 

NameEmeritus Professor Roger Wettenhall AM PhD
PositionAcademic Fellow
Organisation/CompanyUniversity of Canberra
Specialisations / Bio


  • Non-departmental public bodies
  • Public enterprise management
  • Privatisation and public-private mixing
  • Small states governance
  • Administrative aspects of natural disaster

Roger Wettenhall is Professor of Public Administration Emeritus and was previously Head of School of Administrative Studies and then College Fellow in Administrative Studies in Canberra College of Advanced Education and University of Canberra.

He was Project Director and then Co-Chairman/Chairman of the Working Group on Public Enterprise Management and the Public-Private Mix of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration from 1983 to 2001, was Editor of the Australian Journal of Public Administration from 1989 to 1995, and now chairs the Management Committee of the Institute of Public Administration Australia/University of Canberra Public Administration Research Trust Fund.

Professor Wettenhall was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2010.

Phone02 6201 2070
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