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.
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.
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.
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,
Rebecca Cross and Katy Haire from the ACT Government reflected on the benefits of having a smaller public service when responding to the coronavirus pandemic in the latest WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast.
In speaking recently on the South Australia Police’s response to the coronavirus, Commissioner Grant Stevens APM paid tribute to the true character of the South Australian community in helping its vulnerable. A video of his ‘on the couch’ conversation is now available.
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.
The Premier of South Australia reflected with pride on the response of South Australians to coronavirus in a recent address to the South Australia public sector. A video of his address is now available.
The value of public data to government was the focus of the summation address delivered recently at the 2020 Australian Public Service Graduate Data Forum by Celia Moss, Program Manager, Statistical Data Integration Division at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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.