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Building public sector performance: citizen engagement in design of government policy and programmes
New Zealand consultant and researcher Keitha Booth looks at how Sweden, Finland and Ireland have engaged the public effectively and asks government agencies to lead more of this work through co-design.
The Australian Government is inviting feedback on proposals for the Indigenous Voice. The proposals were the focus of a recent discussion between Professor Tom Calma AO and Letitia Hope at a webinar on Indigenous Voice hosted by IPAA ACT.
Researchers from Melbourne’s Monash University have been surprised by some of their findings on the policy influence of successful royal commissions, recently published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
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A Matter of Trust
Shifting the focus from winning trust to being trustworthy: ethics and integrity in public purpose work
Across so many of our institutions, trust, ethics and integrity are seemingly in decline. As the world treks through major change and upheaval, the goalposts surrounding them are also shifting. How do we navigate through this shifting landscape and harness the value of trust for organisations, employees, clients and citizens?
IPAA Queensland is pleased to present this free webinar in partnership with EY.
Daniele Bird (EY Partner) will lead a discussion on trust, ethics and integrity with a Queensland focus.
Panel members include Clare Payne (EY Fellow for Trust & Ethics), Alan MacSporran QC (Crime and Corruption Commission Chair), and Kathleen Florian (Queensland’s Independent Assessor).
20 April 2021
10.30 am – 11.45 pm (AEST)
Delivered online via Zoom.
Secretary Series with Emma Hogan and Elizabeth Koff
A hybrid event delivered in partnership with Bendelta
Emma Hogan (Secretary, NSW Department of Customer Services) and Elizabeth Koff (Secretary, NSW Health) will discuss how they have worked together during the COVID-19 crisis and explore what their experience has taught them about cross government collaboration with Natalie Micarone (Co-founder and Director, Bendelta).
22 April 2021
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm (AEDT)
Sydney CBD or online.
Public Sector Summit
Does the disruption caused by COVID-19 hold the key to new opportunities, delivery models and different ways of working?
The 2021 Public Sector Summit will explore the challenge of ongoing uncertainty, the need to shift away from prior norms, and consider the different governance, funding models and processes needed to support evolutionary change.
27 and 28 April 2021
10.00 am – 5.15 pm (AEST)
186 Exhibition St, Melbourne
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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.
Aunty Rose Elu is a Torres Strait Islander Elder and the 2021 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year. Aunty Rose shared stories of her ancient culture and her spiritual and cultural connection to country, as part of a live digital event for NAIDOC Week 2020.
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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.