Working Together in the Wellbeing Economy: A Survey of Researchers and Policy Actors

Do you work to influence public policy in ways that lead to better outcomes for the community? Have you ever worked with researchers or academics to support the use of evidence and research in the policy making process? If...

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Premier’s Excellence Awards and Address

The 2021 ‘Premier’s Excellence Awards and Address’ celebrated outstanding achievements within the South Australia Public Sector, this year particularly showcasing the exceptional efforts during the state’s emergency response. During this event the Hon. Steven Marshall also delivered his address...

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Dispelling the Mystery around ICAC

“The test of people’s integrity comes, not through their successes, but when we are presented with failure, or challenge, or temptation.” Commissioner Ann Vanstone QC joined IPAA SA in her first address to the broader public sector, in her...

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2021 - a year of opportunity

Exploring the Survey Results from our Latest ‘Connect Survey’

Thank you to everyone who took part in the latest IPAA SA survey, which asked respondents, ‘What are the Opportunities for 2021?’. Below we highlight some of the responses from this survey – sharing a sunny outlook for 2021....

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Unpacking the Uluru Statement from the Heart

IPAA South Australia, in partnership with the Government of South Australia, hosted an event in late 2020 to unpack the Uluru Statement from the Heart . The event began with a Welcome to Country from Robert Taylor representing three...

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IPAA SA President Erma Ranieri Receives public service medal

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

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The Future in Sight – IPAA SA’s 2021-23 Strategic Plan

Even in the midst of these challenging times, it’s vital to keep looking forward. IPAA SA is dedicated to supporting you in your work in the South Australian public sector, which is why the IPAA SA Team and Divisional Council are proud...

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Three Researchers Reflect on their Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

As a contribution to the celebration of history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples that is NAIDOC Week 2020, Wiley recently interviewed a number of researchers to see what led them to work with Aboriginal...

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IPAA Announces 2020 National Fellows

Nine new National Fellows of the Institute of Public Administration Australia were today announced by National President, Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, at an event held at Parliament House, Canberra. The award of National Fellow is made annually to...

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working from home and its benefits

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 Australian Public Service (APS) employees, compelled by the COVID019 pandemic, has been overwhelmingly positive, realising benefits and dispelling some long-held concerns. The recently published ‘Working during...

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