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Stay on top of the latest research and best-practice tips to excel in your public sector role.

Brought to you by IPAA National and its divisions across Australia, we share insights from leading public sector experts and the latest research findings from the Australian Journal of Public Administration – in a short, accessible format.
AI and the future of governance

AI and the future of governance

Artifical Intelligence (AI) is transforming the way the public purpose sector operates. In this special event summary and podcast episode, IPAA Victoria explores emerging risks and opportunities for the public sector. 

Stewardship and the future of the public sector

Stewardship and the future of the public sector

Is stewardship just another term for leadership or does it bring a new perspective to public service? IPAA Queensland tackled the question at the inaugural Public Sector CEO forum, challenging 50 CEOs and senior leaders across the Queensland public sector about stewardship and leadership.

Making the most out of flexible working in the public sector

Making the most out of flexible working in the public sector

Giving frank and clear advice isn’t always straightforward – no matter what level you’re at within the public service. In a recent episode of Work with Purpose, Dr Christiane Gerblinger, Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, shares some practical tips on how policy experts can improve the way they give advice to increase the chance of it being taken up.

How to write convincing policy advice

How to write convincing policy advice

Giving frank and clear advice isn’t always straightforward – no matter what level you’re at within the public service. In a recent episode of Work with Purpose, Dr Christiane Gerblinger, Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, shares some practical tips on how policy experts can improve the way they give advice to increase the chance of it being taken up.

Want your staff to be innovative? Lead authentically 

Want your staff to be innovative? Lead authentically 

Authentic leadership and psychological capital are key drivers for innovation culture and staff wellbeing, particularly in public sector environments where resources can be in short supply, Yvonne Brunetto and Julia Ashton-Sayers from Southern Cross University, and Georgios Kominis from the University of Glasgow write.

Bringing diversity into leadership

Bringing diversity into leadership

On 6 September, IPAA Victoria held a Diversity in Leadership webinar to explore the importance of diversity in leadership roles and how everyone can contribute to supporting and ensuring a more diverse workplace across the public sector. IPAA Victoria fellows and public purpose sector leaders share their personal reflections.

Wellbeing in the public purpose sector

Wellbeing in the public purpose sector

In partnership with IPAA Victoria’s People and Culture Community of Practice (CoP), IPAA Victoria launched a new content series dedicated to wellbeing and the public purpose sector. Listen into conversationsn with public sector leaders exploring indivudal and organisational wellbeing.