Improvements to IPAA SA Personal Membership

The Institute of Public Administration Australia SA Division continues to be the prime association for those working towards the public purpose, as we continuously promote best practice and thought leadership across the sector. Now has never been a better...

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In Summary – Virtual on the Couch with Lois Boswell

Earlier this month Lois Boswell, Acting Chief Executive of the Department of Human Services, was IPAA South Australia’s guest for a virtual ‘on the couch’ conversation. During the conversation Lois talked about her involvement in the state-wide response to...

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The Hon Steven Marshall MP Addresses the SA Public Sector

“Thank you very much, from the bottom of my heart. This has been a real test, and the South Australian public sector has proven itself to be extraordinarily capable” disclaimer: this video contains an unedited transcript During the Premier’s...

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Bringing your Event Management Experience to the Virtual World

COVID-19 has brought many negative impacts, but it has also brought with it a wealth of opportunity to connect with others unbound by the constraints of location. We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our Event, Forum,...

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Launch of the IPAA SA Member Mentoring Program

By huge demand from our member community, we are proud to announce the launch of our Member Mentoring Program. This program pairs young professionals within the public sector with experienced mentors in a relationship of mutual learning and benefit...

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Virtual In-Agency Delivery Now Available

With the recent announcement of IPAA SA’s new Online Professional Development Program, we are proud to be able to extend this delivery of training in your agency. Over the last two months, we have been working with our facilitators...

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In Summary – Virtual On the Couch with Rick Persse

To help you stay informed during COVID-19, IPAA SA, the South Australian Leadership Academy (Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment) and PwC are pleased to offer the Virtual On the Couch Series. This Virtual On the Couch...

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In Summary – Virtual on the Couch with Cathy Taylor

“We don’t want to leave any child in an at-risk situation”, Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection, Cathy Taylor FIPAA, emphasised this as being at the heart of her department’s response to COVID-19. Ms Taylor also shared her insights...

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Researchers call for the design of HR practices that identify proactive and innovative talent

The work of a team of researchers from Edith Cowan University on innovative work behaviour in the public sector has been published in the March 2020 Issue of the Australian Journal of Public Administration. Successive Australian governments have placed...

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#InThisTogether – Mental health and connection in a challenging time

The Australian Mental Health Commission has launched a new initiative in response to the COVID-19 situation, as Australians are impacted by this challenging and unprecedented time. The #InThisTogether initiative is a national conversation that will help you access and...

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