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Welcome and Introduction

Opening Remarks

BETA Managing Director, Dr Simon Gordon, introduces Australia’s first ever Form-a-Palooza, and sets the scene for the day. He talks about the rationale for improving forms, and offers four reasons why government should prioritise good forms.

Presenter: 

Dr Simon Gordon

Dr Simon Gordon

Dr Simon Gordon

Simon is the Managing Director of the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Before joining BETA, Simon held a number of senior roles in the not-for-profit and government sectors, including as the CEO of the Settlement Council of Australia, Deputy CEO of Reconciliation Australia and as Branch Manager of the Indigenous Investment Branch and the Northern Territory National Emergency Response Branch at the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.