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The Australia Statistician, Dr David Gruen, will join Australia Post’s Fiona da Silva in a conversation on connection and collaboration for service transformation as part of the 2021 IPAA National Conference in Brisbane and live streamed on 14–15 October 2021.
The Institute of Public Administration Australia is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to three new research projects that will examine the ethical application of artificial intelligence, the career pathways of Federal ministerial staff once they leave a minister’s office, and the capabilities associated with the implementation of social procurement.
Dr Alex Antic — one of Australia’s Top 5 Analytics Leaders — will speak 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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2021 Budget Briefing
Delivered in Partnership with EY
Kaylene Gulich PSM, Chief Executive Officer, WA Treasury Corporation and IPAA WA Treasurer will host this event with Dr Michael Court, Deputy Under-Treasurer of Western Australia.
Dr Court will deliver a keynote address that goes beyond individual agency funding allocations and give an assessment of the current state of public finances, the most important factors in the today’s economic environment shaping the future, and importantly the underlying assumptions behind this year’s budget.
His address will be followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A session.
17 September 2021
12.15 pm – 2.30 pm (AWST)
SHAPING POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH IN YOUR WORKPLACE
A VIRTUAL WEBINAR ON WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH UNDER THE DIFFICULT CONDITIONS THROWN UP BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
Hear a panel of senior leaders share their experiences in shaping positive mental health outcomes in their organisations.
Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA National President, will host and introduce the event and our panellists:
- Lucinda Brogden AM, Chair of the National Mental Health Commission
- Steven Worrall, Managing Director at Microsoft Australia & New Zealand and Chair of the Corporate Mental Health Alliance Australia
- Cheryl-anne Moy PSM, Deputy Secretary Corporate and Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Home Affairs
- Alistair Carmichael, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company
28 September 2021
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)
2021 HELEN WILLIAMS ORATION WITH DR CATHY FOLEY AO PSM
DR CATHY FOLEY AO PSM, CHIEF SCIENTIST OF AUSTRALIA, WILL DELIVER THE ANNUAL HELEN WILLIAMS ORATION AS PART OF IPAA’S WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SERIES.
29 September 2021
12.30 pm – 1.15 pm (AEDT)
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A new report produced by the University of Canberra’s News and Media Research Centre has found that only half of Australians feel attached to their local community.
‘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.
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