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.
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Professor Nicola Spurrier, the Chief Public Health Officer with SA Health, was IPAA South Australia’s guest on the couch earlier this month. During the interview she shared her insights on South Australia’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Putting their shoulder to the wheel’ — Jane Halton and the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission
Jane Halton AO PSM, Commissioner of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She spoke about how the Commission was established, its priorities, and how problems have been solved that have frustrated people for years.
Late last month Luke Broomhall was interviewed as part of the COVID-19 Mental Wellbeing Interview Series. A Forensic Psychologist, Luke spoke about the mental health impacts of COVID-19, working from home, and work-life balance.
Rebecca Skinner, CEO of Services Australia was interviewed recently for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She spoke about her experience as the executive agency’s new CEO, just as COVID-19 was biting hard into the Australian economy and Australians’ employment.
The July issue of Public Sector (Rāngai Tūmatanui), the journal of the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand, is now available.
Professor Brendan Murphy, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, and Caroline Edwards, acting Secretary of the Department of Health, were recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. They spoke about their shared experience at the centre of Australia’s health response to COVID-19.
Caroline Mealor, Chief Executive of the South Australian Attorney-General’s Department, was interviewed last week on the challenges presented by COVID-19 to the work of the central agency, as well as to her leadership with more than 70% of staff working from home.
South Australia’s Chief Psychiatrist, Dr John Brayley, was interviewed earlier this week on the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and the government support available to South Australians.
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.
Lois Boswell, Acting Chief Executive of the Department of Human Services was IPAA South’s Australia’s guest in conversation earlier this month. A video of the interview she gave on the COVID-19 situation and her thoughts on leadership in crisis is now available.