On 1 January 2020, the Institute of Public Administration Australia quietly reached a historic milestone — its 40th Anniversary as an independent national organisation, whilst IPAA SA the first regional division to be established celebrated our 92nd birthday.

This milestone will be celebrated on 18 February 2020 at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) will deliver an address before will launch a book to mark the occasion — ‘A History of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, 1980–2020’ — with IPAA National President Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM FIPAA.

Presidents and representatives of the eight IPAA Divisions — as well as senior public sector leaders from Australian and state and territory governments, leading public administration academics, and others with an interest in public administration — will attend the commemorative event.

Read more on the IPAA National Website: https://www.ipaa.org.au/ipaa-to-commemorate-40-years-of-service-to-members/

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