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Erma Ranieri receives Public Service Medal

Erma Ranieri receives Public Service Medal

The outstanding service and contribution of Erma Ranieri, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment with the South Australian Government, has been recognised in the Australia Day 2021 Honours list with a Public Service Medal.

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.