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Dr David Rock from the NeuroLeadership Institute to deliver keynote at the 2021 IPAA National Conference
Dr David Rock, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the NeuroLeadership Institute, will deliver a keynote address at the 2021 IPAA National Conference, Riding the Wave of Service Transformation, being held in Brisbane on 14–15 October 2021.
Associate Professor Jeannette Taylor from the University of Western Australia wins Sam Richardson Award
The Institute of Public Administration Australia is pleased to announce that the 2020 Sam Richardson Award — for the most influential paper published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration in 2019 — has been awarded to Associate Professor Jeannette Taylor from the University of Western Australia.
Jamila Gordon, Artificial Intelligence Innovator, to deliver keynote at 2021 IPAA National Conference
Lumachain CEO and Founder Jamila Gordon will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2021 IPAA National Conference, Riding the Wave of Service Transformation, being held in Brisbane on 14–15 October 2021.
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Doing Things Differently
A deep dive into future skills and jobs
Ursula Brennan (National Leader, Public Sector and Public Policy, Deliotte) will host a conversation with David Collins (Department of Education and Training), Chloe Read (Deputy Secretary, Education and Skills Reform, Department of Education and Training), and Simone Walker (Deputy Secretary, Policy and Commissioning, Department of Communities and Justices.
The panellists will explore how the sector is skilling for recovery through additional training places and building a more capable and responsible disability care workforce, and they will share lessons that other parts of the sector can apply to improve results and build productivity.
4 August 2021
1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Delivered as a virtual event in partnership with Deliotte.
SECRETARY SERIES WITH DAVID FREDERICKS PSM
David Fredericks PSM, Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, will deliver the keynote address at this event hosted by Dr Steven Kennedy PSM, Secretary , The Treasury, and IPAA ACT President.
5 August 2021
9.30 am to 11.00 am
National Portrait Gallery
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Unpacking the Challenges of Change at a Local Level
Sustainability Starter Series
Brighid Sammon, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, will host this session with two local government change makers who make a significant impact across Victoria. They will discuss approaches and tools relevant for navigating challenges of change at the local level, which are also relevant to the public purpose sector more broadly.
Speakers on the panel include:
- Bridie Guy, Project Lead, Council Alliance for a Sustainable Built Environment
- Euan Williamson, ESD Advisor, City of Yarra.
12 August 2021
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)
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‘Listen first, talk later’: respectful engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Ray Griggs AO CSC and Letitia Hope from the National Indigenous Australians Agency, were joined by Justine O’Brien SCMP, IABC Canberra President, and contentgroup Founder and CEO, David Pembroke, for a recent Work With Purpose podcast on authentic and effective communications with Indigenous Australians.
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.
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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.