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In a year like no other trust means traction

In a year like no other trust means traction

Over 200 senior leaders gathered in person last week to hear Phil Gaetjans, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, deliver the annual address to the Australian Public Service in Canberra. A video and transcript of his address are now available.

Three researchers reflect on their work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Three researchers reflect on their work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

NAIDOC Week 2020 is a celebration of history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The things that motivates researchers to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and the opportunities their research brings to communities, were the focus of a series of interviews recently undertaken by publishing company Wiley.

GovComms Festival to Explore the Future of Government Communications

GovComms Festival to Explore the Future of Government Communications

Canberra-based Government communication agency, contentgroup, will host the world’s first virtual government communications conference, the GovComms Festival, on 17 November 2020. This latest initiative by contentgroup — IPAA ACT’s digital content partner — will examine the impact on communications of the COVID-19 pandemic and is part of a collaboration supported by the OECD and the European Commission.

IPAA announces 2020 National Fellows

IPAA announces 2020 National Fellows

Nine new National Fellows of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) have been announced by National President, Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM. The award is made annually to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to public service and to IPAA, a tradition dating back to 1983.

Greg Hunt to deliver the 2020 Garran Oration

Greg Hunt to deliver the 2020 Garran Oration

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet, will deliver the 2020 Garran Oration on 21 October 2020. Register now to watch online.