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New findings on the effects of ethical culture and ethical leadership on innovation as reported in the public sector will be of great interest to public administration professionals.
IPAA Queensland, in partnership with McKinsey & Co, is hosting a live webinar on Tuesday 22 September, 3.00–4.00 pm (AEST) which will explore the development, manufacture, supply chain and delivery challenge in effectively vaccinating Australians against COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic is global in nature. So how does a Pacific island nation like Fiji respond to protect its people? Bernadette Welch PSM recently returned to Australia from heading up the Fijian response, and spoke about the challenges and successes the country has experienced over the past eight months.
The first digital Australian Government Style Manual promises to make government communication a whole lot clearer. Your feedback is sought to make the beta version even better before the Style Manual goes live later in 2020.
Australia’s major cities have felt the full force of the health and economic crises brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The multi-layered impacts of the pandemic on the cities of Adelaide and Melbourne were the focus of two recent interviews with city officials.
Jennifer Menzies from the Policy Innovation Hub at Griffith University will be facilitating a free webinar next week on caretaker conventions in Westminster Systems as part of IPAA Queensland and Griffith University’s Challenger Seminar Series.
The 2020 Public Sector Innovation Awards were announced last week in Canberra by David Fredericks PSM, Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, at a ceremony which was live streamed from Questacon.
Some of Australia’s best legal minds were brought to bear on an topic of free speech at work in a recent webinar hosted by the ANU College of Law as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations.
Dr Jo Cribb — one of the youngest people ever appointed as a chief executive in the New Zealand public service — will be presenting a new three-part ANZSOG webinar series, ‘Leading People Through Disruption’, starting 25 August 2020.
Catherine Althaus has written an excellent paper on the contribution that Indigenous evidence and knowledges can make to public administration in the fields of engagement, sustainability, and policy innovation.
Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA National President, recently spoke about the profound impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public services across Australia, and highlighted the importance of telling the stories of public service at the state, territory and national levels.
IPAA will partner with the ANU College of Law in the delivery of a free webinar on ‘Free speech at work: Folau, Banerji and beyond?’ to be held on Wednesday 22 July 2020. An impressive panel will explore the issue and consider how it might be possible to reconcile employees’ speech rights with the interests of employers.