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.
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.
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.
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.
How a position of respect for veterans’ service has shaped the transformation of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs | Liz Cosson AM CSC
Liz Cosson AM CSC, Secretary, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, was recently interviewed for the Work with Purpose podcast. As a decorated former Major General with more than 30 years of service in the Australian Army, Liz is determined to find solutions that better support the veteran community and spoke about the transformation her Department has been undergoing to do just that.
Bonnie Cavanagh is a proud Taungurung woman and a Program Manager in the Media and Corporate Communication Unit with Victoria Police. In a recent interview for IPAA Victoria’s Public Sector Perspectives podcast, she provided her insights on how the public sector can better reflect the community it serves and attract young people with new ideas and perspectives.
Minister Hunt, after decades of decline, why has trust in the public service risen? And can that trust be retained?
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, was recently asked why trust in the public service had risen, and whether that trust could be retained. His answer focused on two things: the public partnership between expert public servants and elected leaders, and innovation.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, recently shared his perspectives on the federation, National Cabinet, and how you lock in change, with Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA’s National President.
The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Public Service and Cabinet, was recently asked what skills will be critical for a successful public sector career. He said you can change things, that ideas matter, and that believing that your ideas are wanted are critical to innovation.