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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.

Espionage hasn’t gone away during COVID-19: ASIO chief

Espionage hasn’t gone away during COVID-19: ASIO chief

Mike Burgess, the Director-General of Security with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation was the guest on this week’s WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast and spoke about the current threat environment under COVID-19, as well as the many issues that ASIO deals with to protects Australians and Australia from serious security threats.

Commissioners proud of Australians ‘remarkable’ response to COVID-19

Commissioners proud of Australians ‘remarkable’ response to COVID-19

The Commissioners of the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Border Force recently gave an interview for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast which spanned the COVID-19 responses of Government, the travelling public and industry, to border management, and the very real threat of crime on the dark web.

Facing Down Fires and then COVID-19: the Defence Force Contribution

Facing Down Fires and then COVID-19: the Defence Force Contribution

Defence’s role supporting the bushfire effort and then the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed in the latest WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast with Greg Moriarty, Secretary of the Department of Defence and General Angus Campbell, Chief of the Australian Defence Force,

Best Advice? Work Outside Your Comfort Zone: Cheryl-Anne Moy

Best Advice? Work Outside Your Comfort Zone: Cheryl-Anne Moy

Cheryl-anne Moy, Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Home Affairs, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She has played a key role in contributing to a number of taskforces including the National COVID-19 Coordination Committee and the Chief Operating Officer Committee, and spoke about the importance of mobility to the public service.

Getting Australians home — the unfolding story: Frances Adamson

Getting Australians home — the unfolding story: Frances Adamson

Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. Frances spoke about how her Department has supported around 300,000 Australians return home during the coronavirus pandemic. The Department has also taken 38,000 calls and is providing ongoing support to a further 10,000 Australians who remain overseas.