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The Institute of Public Administration Australia is a nonpartisan and apolitical member-based organisation which provides public sector thought leadership and works to strengthen the capacity of public servants through events, training and other activities.

Reflecting on ‘The Ethics of Public Office’

Reflecting on ‘The Ethics of Public Office’

As the Australian Government edges closer to releasing a bill for the establishment of a Commonwealth Integrity Commission, it seems timely to look back at what a former Governor-General — the Hon. Sir John Kerr KCMG KStJ QC — had to say on ‘The Ethics of Public Office’ in his 1974 Garran Oration.

Academics ask: Is gender really on anyone’s agenda?

Academics ask: Is gender really on anyone’s agenda?

The December 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Public Administration published a ‘controversy’ by two academics who examined submissions made to the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service to assess whether, and how, organisations had considered gender equality.

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Alexander Lau: some lessons from Singapore in building public service innovation

Alexander Lau: some lessons from Singapore in building public service innovation

Mr Alexander Lau delivered an inspiring keynote address at the 2019 IPAA National Conference held in Darwin last month. Mr Lau — the Principal Design Lead with the Singapore Government’s Innovation Lab — unpacked some recent successes to innovating service delivery in the Singapore Public Service, and highlighted some of the unexpected lessons they learned from stress testing low cost prototypes before scaling up.

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Secretary Series | Rosemary Huxtable PSM

An address by the Secretary of the Department of Finance

28 February 2020
9.00 am – 10.30 am

National Portrait Gallery
Parkes, Canberra

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International Women's Day Celebration

5 March 2020
6.00 pm – 8.15 pm

MinterEllison, Sydney

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International Women's Day Gala Dinner 2020

5 March 2020
From 6.00 pm

Crown Palladium
Melbourne

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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

27 February 2020
9.00 am – 4.30 pm

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Level 6, 12 Pirie St
Adelaide

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Workplace Mental Health and Developing Resilient Teams

5 March 2020
9.00 am – 4.30 pm

Perth CBD

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Analysing Financial Reports

10 March 2020
9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Cliftons Training Rooms
Level 13, 60 Margaret St
Sydney

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