What does innovation in government look like? In Victoria, Australia, it’s as simple as going for coffee. What matters is who is doing the going, and when it’s two public servants who typically live in separate silos, the results can be transformative. The exciting part for those living in Victoria is this is just one part of a larger effort by local governments to push innovation.
For a community in transition ourselves, it’s sources like this that Minot should be using as reference points as we begin to shape rather than accept our future.