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Tales from Across The Ditch: It Seems that Elephants can Dance

Tales from Across The Ditch: It Seems that Elephants can Dance

This is a story of change where the odds weren’t great, but the leadership resolute. Published in a recent issue of IPANZ’s Public Sector Journal, Karen Tregaskis shares her insights on a major change process undertaken by the New Zealand Defence Force. It showed her what was possible with a well-managed process.

Leading Victoria, from crisis to recovery | Chris Eccles AO

Leading Victoria, from crisis to recovery | Chris Eccles AO

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the ability of Australian governments to respond effectively in a rapid, coordinated, and collaborative way. In a recent interview Chris Eccles AO, Secretary of the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet spoke about Victoria’s quick response to the crisis and shared his thoughts on the impact and changes to service delivery in the state.

Leadership Fundamentals: Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

Leadership Fundamentals: Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM

Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM is one of NSW most trusted and respected public servants. As NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner he was the public face of the Government’s response to the recent horrific bushfire season. Before beginning his new role heading up Resilience NSW, Shane spoke about his personal story, his thoughts on leadership, and the importance he places on public service as part of IPAA NSW ‘In Conversation’ series.