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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.

Unpacking the public sector’s pandemic

Unpacking the public sector’s pandemic

The workforce elements of the public sector’s pandemic were the focus of a recent interview by Geraldine Doogue AO on ABC Radio National’s Saturday Extra program. Her guests were IPAA National President Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM and Tom Burton, Government Editor with the Australian Financial Review.