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Jennifer Menzies from the Policy Innovation Hub at Griffith University will be facilitating a free webinar next week on caretaker conventions in Westminster Systems as part of IPAA Queensland and Griffith University’s Challenger Seminar Series.
The 2020 Public Sector Innovation Awards were announced last week in Canberra by David Fredericks PSM, Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, at a ceremony which was live streamed from Questacon.
Some of Australia’s best legal minds were brought to bear on an topic of free speech at work in a recent webinar hosted by the ANU College of Law as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations.
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Sharyn O’Neill, Public Sector Commissioner and State Recovery Coordinator for the Western Australian Government, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE — A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE podcast by Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, National IPAA President.
Michael Pezzullo, Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. He spoke about his strong belief in the Westminster system of government, Home Affairs response to COVID-19, and why the APS should look to embrace disruption.
Professor Nicola Spurrier, the Chief Public Health Officer with SA Health, was IPAA South Australia’s guest on the couch earlier this month. During the interview she shared her insights on South Australia’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Australia
POLICY IMPLICATIONS AND THE NATURE OF INDUSTRY IN SOCIETY
Delivered in partnership with the Australian Council of Learned Academics, this free live-streamed event will feature a keynote address by Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia’s Chief Scientist.
Dr Finkel AO will also be joined in discussion by an expert panel.
18 August 2020
9.00 am – 10.30 pm (AEST)
Challenger Seminar Series
Caretaker Conventions in Westminster Systems
This complimentary webinar, hosted by IPAA Queensland and Griffith University, is being facilitated by Jennifer Menzies — a leading authority and author on caretaker conventions across Australasia — from the Policy Innovation Hub at Griffith University.
18 August 2020
11.00 pm – 12.00 pm (AEST)
On the Couch with Mark Duffy
Pre-recorded video release
Mark Duffy, Chief Executive, Performance and Reform, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, will share his insights on the opportunities and challenges faced by his department as we emerge into the COVID-19 recovery period.
The pre-recorded video of Mark Duffy ‘On the Couch’ will be released on 24 August 2020
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