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The Hon Greg Hunt MP recently delivered the 2020 Garran Oration on the theme ‘Innovation of the Age of COVID’ in a national broadcast seen across Australia.
Nine new National Fellows of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) have been announced by National President, Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM. The award is made annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to public service and to IPAA, a tradition dating back to 1983.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet, will deliver the 2020 Garran Oration on 21 October 2020. Register now to watch online.
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Cybersecurity in Australia — A Team Sport
A Hybrid Event — both physical and live streamed — with Abigail Bradshaw CSC
Abigail Bradshaw CSC is the head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Australian Signals Directorate.
During her keynote address, Abigail will outline her priorities during a time of emerging cyber threats and the COVID-19 pandemic. She will also discuss the importance of government, industry and the community working together to ensure a more secure online world for all Australians.
6 November 2020
9.00 am – 10.30 am (AEDT)
National Portrait Gallery,
King Edward Terrace, Canberra
Uluru Statement from the Heart
A Hybrid Event — Both Physical and Live Streamed
The Uluru Statement from the Heart is an invitation to the Australian people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to “walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future”.
IPAA SA invites you to this thought-provoking event to better understand the Uluru Statement from the Heart by listening to a diverse range of speakers.
10 November 2020
10.00 am – 12.30 pm (ACDT)
Ian McLachan Room
Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive
North Adelaide, or via virtual access.
Intelligent Automation with Department of Education and Training and EY
A lunchbox seminar offered via Zoom
Elizabeth Wilson, Chief Information Officer at the Department of Education and Training, Behzad Bhot, Senior Manager, Business Consulting at EY, and Ean Evans, Partner at EY, will discuss how local and global government agencies are scaling their intelligent automation capabilities to pivot away from transactional type work and to enhance the focus on serving the citizen.
13 November 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)
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Minister Hunt, after decades of decline, why has trust in the public service risen? And can that trust be retained?
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, was recently asked why trust in the public service had risen, and whether that trust could be retained. His answer focused on two things: the public partnership between expert public servants and elected leaders, and innovation.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, recently shared his perspectives on the federation, National Cabinet, and how you lock in change, with Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA’s National President.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, was recently asked what skills will be critical for a successful public sector career. He said you can change things, that ideas matter, and that believing that your ideas are wanted are critical to innovation.
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