Frances Adamson Oration – Marking United Nation’s Public Service Day

On Thursday 23 June 2022, IPAA hosted the inaugural Frances Adamson Oration, to mark United Nations Public Service Day. Inaugurated in 2003, and held on 23 June each year, United Nations Public Service Day celebrates the value and virtue...

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IPAA Announces Frances Adamson Oration to be Delivered on United Nations Public Service Day

The Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) is delighted to announce a new annual oration, created with the generous support of IPAA Partner, Boston Consulting Group, to be named after Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South...

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Bullying and Harassment – A special Work With Purpose Podcast

While the majority of public servants behave respectfully and civilly to their colleagues, employee surveys from across the country repeatedly show that bullying and harassment – behaviours that can weaken institutions, undermine productivity and innovation and poison workplace culture...

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Celebrating the Female Leaders Who Inspire Us – International Women’s Day 2022

This International Women’s Day, we reached out to our member community to learn about the ‘female leaders who inspire us’. International Women’s Day asks us to ‘Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination....

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How to set Realistic and Achievable Goals you can Reach in 2022

Dream BIG and seize every opportunity. Have you thought about your career goals for 2022 and how you will take advantage of every opportunity? It can seem challenging to stick to your goals throughout a busy year, however, there...

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IPAA SA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Announced

At IPAA SA, the health and wellbeing of our delegates, facilitators and team members remains our top priority. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation regarding COVID-19 and are following the latest advice and guidelines issued by SA...

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IPAA National Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025

The Institute for Public Administration Australia (IPAA) has released its National Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Developed by IPAA’s National Council in consultation with IPAA’s eight Divisions, and designed by IPAA SA’s very own Marketing and Membership Coordinator, Kathryn Oosthuizen. The...

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Caroline Mealor and Ruth Ambler announced as IPAA SA Fellows

At the 2021 IPAA National Conference held in Brisbane this week, Dr Gordon De Brouwer PSM FIPAA announced the 2021 National Fellows to be recognised by the institute. This year not one, but two, South Australian Members were recognised...

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Mental Health Month | Managing Stress and Motivation

Struggling to maintain focus or attention at work? Hitting that 3 pm low and unable to pull yourself out? Maybe you are procrastinating by reading this article… Whatever is going on in your life it’s important to first understand...

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Mental Health Month | The Impact

Mental Health Month| October 2021 In 2021, South Australia’s Mental Health Awareness Program in October has expanded from a week to a month! We all have a role to play! Image source: mhcsa.org.au   With approximately 50% of Australians...

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