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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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BOOK LAUNCH - RECOVERY. HOW WE CAN REBUILD A BETTER, BRIGHTER FUTURE AFTER THE PANDEMIC
A LUNCHBOX SEMINAR SERIES FEATURING THE BOOK LAUNCH OF RECOVERY, BY ANDREW WEAR, AUTHOR, DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL, CITY OF MELBOURNE.
Humanity has recovered from many crises in the past: war, depression, pandemic, natural disaster. Often, we’ve bounced back to create a better future. As we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, what can we learn from other recoveries? Through interviews with experts, policymakers and community leaders, Andrew Wear has examined past recoveries, exploring what went well, what we should do differently and what the lessons might be for the recovery ahead of us. In this session, Andrew will discuss his recently-published book, Recovery. How we can create a better, brighter future after a crisis.
22 October 2021
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm (AEDT)
This is a virtual event.
JEREMI MOULE ON THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE
A terrific opportunity to hear from the Secretary of the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet and head of Victoria’s public service, Jeremi Moule.
Learn how Jeremi’s professional background in communications has shaped his career pathway in government and executive leadership. Jeremi will also share his reflections on how government communication has evolved to become a vital strategic function and the challenges that lie ahead for the profession as it continues to adapt and respond to a rapidly changing world that is directly impacting our everyday lives.
26 October 2021
1.30 pm to 2.30 pm (AEDT)
This is a virtual event.
VALUING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE AND PUBLIC SPACES
Hear leading subject matter experts discuss innovative valuation and policy approaches to valuing green infrastructure and public spaces.
Green infrastructure and quality public spaces are critical to a better living environment for everyone. They are essential for liveability, and provide social, economic, environmental and cultural benefits to communities.
How do we quantify and monetise these assets in business cases and cost benefit analysis?
Hear from an expert panel on how we can better value and account for the benefits of green infrastructure and public spaces in long term government investment decision making now and into the future.
This is a virtual roundtable event where academics and policy makers will explore innovative valuation and policy approaches being used in other jurisdictions to account for the benefits of these crucial assets.
27 October 2021
12.00 pm to 1.30 pm (AEDT)
Delivered as a virtual event.
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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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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.