The publication of new public administration research helps build a body of evidence to support the continuous improvement of Australian public services.
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If you are an IPAA member, or your organisation is an IPAA corporate member, then you can access published research papers through our Australian Journal of Public Administration members’ portal.
If your interest is in public trust, then Democracy 2025 provides the latest evidence on how different groups of Australians understand and imagine their democracy, and the strengths and weaknesses of our political institutions and democratic practices, through their Public Trust Program.
And if you are a public administration researcher looking for funding, consider applying for a small scale grant through the Public Administration Research Trust Fund. These grants are made annually following an open call for applications.
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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.
Working from Home an ‘overwhelmingly positive experience’ for APS employees according to new research
A new research report has found that the working from home experience of APS employees, compelled by the COVID019 pandemic, has been overwhelmingly positive, realising benefits and dispelling some long-held concerns.
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.
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.
The recent publication of a study of innovative work behaviour in a large Australian public sector organisation has practical implications for public administrators.
With coronavirus bringing massive challenges and great turbulence to public sector work around the globe, the recent publication of a New Zealand research paper on paradoxical leadership and its contribution to employee resilience could not be more timely.
The December 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Public Administration published a ‘controversy’ by two academics who examined submissions made to the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service to assess whether, and how, organisations had considered gender equality.
Dr Christopher Pepin-Neff from The University of Sydney and Ms Kristin Caporale from Assumption College, have won the 2019 Sam Richardson Award for the most influential paper published in ‘The Australian Journal of Public Administration’.
UNSW Canberra Postdoctoral research Dr Sophie Yates has collected another prize for her paper on gender published last year in the Australian Journal of Public Administration.
The Australian Journal of Public Administration — tracing the study and practice of public administration for 81 years
The Australian Journal of Public Administration has been in continuous publication for 81 years, documenting the changing face of public administration, public management and public policy through the different lenses of public servants, politicians and academics