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2021 End of Year Message

2021 End of Year Message

Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA President, thanks IPAA members from across the country for their support in 2021 and acknowledges the outstanding work and dedication delivered by the public sector this year. He also outlines some of IPAA’s achievements this year and reinforces IPAA’s commitment to offering a platform for discussion and debate in 2022, where matters of importance to the sector are highlighted.

IPAA’S FUTURE ON TRACK WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN 2021-2025

IPAA’S FUTURE ON TRACK WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN 2021-2025

IPAA has released its National Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Developed by IPAA’s National Council in consultation with IPAA’s eight Divisions, the plan provides a framework to realise our vision of enriching our offerings at a national level, building stronger connections and increasing membership across each jurisdiction.

Bullying and harassment are rife in the public service

Bullying and harassment are rife in the public service

The vast majority of public servants behave respectfully and civilly to their colleagues. But the surveys show bullying is significantly more widespread than codes of conduct or workers’ compensation claims suggest. Dr Gordon de Brouwer explores bullying and harassment in public sector workplaces across Australia.

Grants awarded for new public administration research

Grants awarded for new public administration research

The Institute of Public Administration Australia is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to three new research projects that will examine the ethical application of artificial intelligence, the career pathways of Federal ministerial staff once they leave a minister’s office, and the capabilities associated with the implementation of social procurement.