The workforce elements of the public sector’s pandemic were the focus of a recent interview by Geraldine Doogue AO on ABC Radio National’s Saturday Extra program. Her guests were IPAA National President Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM and Tom Burton, Government Editor with the Australian Financial Review.
Building public sector performance: citizen engagement in design of government policy and programmes
New Zealand consultant and researcher Keitha Booth looks at how Sweden, Finland and Ireland have engaged the public effectively and asks government agencies to lead more of this work through co-design.
Researchers from Melbourne’s Monash University have been surprised by some of their findings on the policy influence of successful royal commissions, recently published in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
The mental health of Australians impacted by the devastating bushfires of late 2019 and early 2020 was recently the key topic of conversation between Andrew Colvin OAM APM and Christine Morgan.
In a recent video released to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, senior women from every Australian public service shared their thoughts on what makes them proud to be a leader.
IPAA South Australia hosted an event in late 2020 to unpack the Uluru Statement from the Heart with Professor Megan Davis delivering the keynote address on Voice Treaty Trust.
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.
Michelle Grattan AO and Professor Mark Evans recently discussed the issue of trust in government, touching on the role of the National Cabinet and the impacts on public policy that are here to stay, for the Work with Purpose podcast.
NAIDOC Week 2020 is a celebration of history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The things that motivates researchers to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and the opportunities their research brings to communities, were the focus of a series of interviews recently undertaken by publishing company Wiley.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP recently delivered the 2020 Garran Oration on the theme ‘Innovation of the Age of COVID’ in a national broadcast seen across Australia.