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The Institute of Public Administration Australia is seeking expressions of interest from qualified public administration academics to take on the editorship of the Australian Journal of Public Administration from 1 January 2022.
IPAA and the University of Canberra are pleased to announce that the 2021 round for grant funding from the Public Administration Research Trust Fund is now open.
The workforce elements of the public sector’s pandemic were the focus of a recent interview by Geraldine Doogue AO on ABC Radio National’s Saturday Extra program. Her guests were IPAA National President Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM and Tom Burton, Government Editor with the Australian Financial Review.
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Public Service Symposium
Resilience + Courage with Craig Foster AM
Former Soccerroo captain, advocate for 'the beautiful game', and driver for social change, Craig Foster AM, will be speak on the theme Build the personal strength needed to help create change in a live interview to mark United Nations Public Service Day.
23 June 2021
9.00 am – 10.00 pm (AEST)
Delivered as a virtual event free to IPAA members across Australia.
States of Mind
The importance of mental health in the public sector
Leaders at all levels of the public sector need to put mental health ‘on the table’ — to talk about it, invite others to talk about it, and work actively to develop resources and plans for their staff.
Dr Ashley Hay, Editor of The Griffith Review, will lead a panel discussion including:
- Dr Stephen Kennedy PSM — Secretary, The Treasury and IPAA ACT President
- Professor Patrick McGorry AO — Executive Director, Orygen Youth Health Research Centre; Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne
- Professor Pat Dudgeon — Chair, Australian Indigenous Psychologist Association; Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project and the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islandder Suicide Prevention.
29 June 2021
12.30 pm to 2.00 pm (AEST)
120 Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra
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Atlassian’s resident Work Futurist, Dominic Price, recently gave a fascinating interview involving Megan Aponte-Payne and Isabelle Franklin — two of IPAA ACT’s Future Leaders Committee Members — for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast.
Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA’s National President, was unequivocal in where he believes responsibility lies for integrity and accountability in the public service when he spoke at an IPAA Western Australia webinar on the subject.
In a recent video released to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, senior women from every Australian public service shared their advice to young women who want to become public sector leaders.
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AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
The Australian Journal of Public Administration is the journal of record on public administration, public management and public policy in Australia. It encourages research, reflection and commentary across a range of public sector settings.