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New Curtin University research has found a dramatic increase in people’s trust in government in Australia and New Zealand as a result of the COVID pandemic.
Over 200 senior leaders gathered in person last week to hear Phil Gaetjans, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, deliver the annual address to the Australian Public Service in Canberra. A video and transcript of his address are now available.
New Zealand’s new Public Sector Act and Māori Crown Relations showcased in latest Public Sector Journal
The latest issue of Public Sector | Rāngai Tūmatanui — produced by the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand — is now available.
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Public Sector Young Professional's Conference
I Work for Government: Celebrating and Amplifying Your Work for WA
The conference is developed by young professionals in the public sector for young professionals in the public sector, and will explore the following themes:
- the need for diverse leadership and approaches
- the politics and policy interface
- using your sphere of influence to amplify your impact
- we’re all in this together: collaborating for outcomes.
The keynote address will be delivered by Lanie Chopping, Commissioner for Consumer Protection, with a host of other speakers.
12 February 2021
9.00 am – 4.30 pm (AWST)
Perth CBD and the regional hub of Bunburry.
ICAC Address to the Public Sector
A keynote address and conversation with the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption
The Hon Ann Vanstone QC will deliver a keynote address to the South Australian Public Sector in her role as the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.
The Commissioner will then be joined in conversation by Caroline Mealor, Chief Executive, Attorney-General’s Department, before an audience Q&A session.
18 February 2021
9.30 am – 12.00 pm (ACDT)
Venue to be confirmed.
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Jodie Ryan, Chief Executive with the Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Northern Territory Government, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE — National Perspectives podcast series by IPAA’s National President, Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM.
Dr John Brayley and Luke Broomhall were recently interviewed on the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what people can do to manage their wellbeing through these challenging times.
The Fair Work Ombudsman, Sandra Parker PSM, and Comcare’s Chief Executive Officer, Sue Weston PSM, were recently interviewed for the Work with Purpose podcast and spoke about how their compliance and enforcement policies adjusted to respond to the challenges of COVID-19.
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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.