A vibrant research community examining issues impacting all people

The Centre for Governance and Public Policy is devoted to enhancing knowledge of governance and public policy in Australia and globally. It is one of Australia’s largest research-only political science academic groups. The Centre is a key part of the political science and public policy community at Griffith University and has consistently rated well above world standards in ERA reviews.

The centre at a glance

Rated 5 in ERA reviews (2012. 2015 and 2018)

40 ARC Discovery / DECRA grants

Over 100 books published in the last 10 years

One of the largest assemblies of research-only political science scholars in Australia

Enhanced initiatives to ensure PhD's receive premium education at Griffith

Strong international profile


Our world-leading academics have been awarded numerous grants to continue their research, support totalling millions of dollars.

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