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Researchers from UNSW, University of Sydney, and Central Queensland University win 2022 Sam Richardson Award for outstanding public sector study
The Institute of Public Administration Australia’s (IPAA) Sam Richardson Award for the most influential paper published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration in 2022 goes to Dr Meraiah Foley, Professor Rae Cooper, Dr Linda Colley, and Associate Professor Sue Williamson.
Former Secretary of the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Director of Biosecurity Andrew Metcalfe AO FIPAA has taken up the role of Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) president after Professor Renée Leon PSM FIPAA stepped down.
The Institute of Public Administration Australia’s National Summit brought together state and federal perspectives on crucial issues affecting today’s public service.
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ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING FOR PUBLIC SECTOR
The blended Online + Self-Paced Learning Mental Health First Aid for Public Sector Course will teach you how to provide initial support to your team and colleagues who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan.
2 & 9 February 2024
9:30 am – 12:00 pm Online Learning
7-8 hours Self-Paced Learning
Online and self-paced
PEOPLE MATTER EMPLOYEE SURVEY LUNCH
Get firsthand insights from Secretaries leading the state as they share key findings from the People Matter Survey.
Join us for a stimulating lunch event where you can engage in a thought-provoking panel discussion led by leaders in the public sector.
9 February 2024
11:30AM – 1:30PM
388 George Street, Sydney
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING FOR PUBLIC SECTOR FEBRUARY
Workplaces play a crucial role in supporting the mental well-being of their employees. While it’s typical for organizations to have physical first aid officers, an increasing number of employers now recognize the value of training their staff and designating competent individuals to provide mental health first aid.
14 & 15 February 2024
9:30AM – 4:30PM
Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation
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YOUR IPAA Catherine McGregor AMOn Courage On Leadership On Diversity A video of Catherine's keynote address and the Q&A session that followed is available below.Registrations for the IPAA WA 2021 Women in Public Sector Leadership Conference in Perth on 19 November...
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.
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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.
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