Take a moment to explore the different facets of public administration and IPAA’s work across the Australian public sector through our blogs, podcasts, videos and recent publications.
New research finds that only half of Australians feel attached to their local community
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.
The conversation on productivity needs to evolve
Atlassian’s resident Work Futurist, Dominic Price, recently gave a fascinating interview involving Megan Aponte-Payne and Isabelle Franklin — two of IPAA ACT’s Future Leaders Committee Members — for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast.
Who’s responsible for integrity and accountability?
Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA’s National President, was unequivocal in where he believes responsibility lies for integrity and accountability in the public service when he spoke at an IPAA Western Australia webinar on the subject.
‘Always have belief in yourself’: advice to young women wanting to be public sector leaders
In a recent video released to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, senior women from every Australian public service shared their advice to young women who want to become public sector leaders.
Celebrating our Ancient Culture
Aunty Rose Elu is a Torres Strait Islander Elder and the 2021 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year. Aunty Rose shared stories of her ancient culture and her spiritual and cultural connection to country, as part of a live digital event for NAIDOC Week 2020.
National Cabinet has helped keep Australia one of the safest places in the world: Jodie Ryan
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.
Tips for managing our wellbeing through ‘a year like none other’
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.
Keeping businesses open and looking after workers during COVID-19
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.
2019–20 Has Been a Crucible for Innovation and Learning in Public Administration and Service
IPAA National President, Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM FIPAA, has used his President’s Message in the IPAA National Annual Report 2019–2020 to acknowledge public administration and service across Australia.