IPAA’s purpose


Our Vision is to be recognised as the professional face of a confident public sector, fostering high quality public administration throughout Australia.


Our Mission is to promote excellence in public administration, monitoring and debating public sector policy and practice in Australia and overseas.


Our Aims are fivefold:

  • being the voice of the profession
  • being thought leaders
  • promoting professional standards
  • developing national and international partnerships
  • building IPAA’s national capacity.