Our partnership program builds a true partnership between the Institute and your organisation, on an underlying philosophy of mutual benefit and common values.

Our partners

IPAA SA has an agreement with the Senior Management Council (SMC) of the Government of South Australia. This agreement means that approximately 80,000 State Government employees are members of IPAA SA. Our events, forums and training programs are designed in consultation with members of the SMC or its nominees.

PwC firms assist organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for through their network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Flinders University enjoys a well-justified reputation for its excellence in teaching and research. It has a long-standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all and a proud record of community engagement.

State Government members

If you are a Government Employee of one of the above agencies you can benefit from the partnership arrangement that the Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) has with the Senior Management Council (SMC) of the State Government which entitles you to free entry to most IPAA events and preferential rates on all courses within our Professional Development Program.

Attorney-General’s Department
Auditor-General’s Department
Courts Administration Authority
Defence SA
Department for Child Protection
Department for Correctional Services
Department for Education
Department for Energy and Mining
Department for Environment and Water
Department for Health and Wellbeing
Department for Innovation and Skills
Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment
Department of Human Services
Department for Infrastructure and Transport
Department of Primary Industries and Regions
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Department of Treasury and Finance
Environment Protection Authority South Australia
Parliament of South Australia
South Australia Police
South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission

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Discover how partnership with us will benefit your organisation and continue to build a public sector we can all be proud of.

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Join as a Corporate Member

Give your organisation and staff access to our expertise across professional development, events and forums and the latest in learning and resources. Corporate members receive discounts across our training and event program including in-agency and our event management service. Get in contact with us now to explore the full benefits of Corporate Membership.

Our Corporate Members enjoy benefits including…

  • Cost reduction on IPAA SA Events and Forums and preferential seating for employees;
  • Cost reduction on all our Professional Development Courses, for all employees;
  • Cost reduction on tailored in-agency training programs;
  • Admissions and/or reduction for the Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast and Don Dunstan Oration;
  • Marketing opportunities via electronic communication portals;
  • Invitation to exclusive networking events during the year;
  • Networking opportunities with key public sector Executives;
  • An IPAA SA Corporate Member certificate and logo for use on your collateral demonstrating your commitment to working with the public sector;
  • Annual subscription to IPAA’s quarterly journal – Australian Journal of Public Administration;
  • Sponsorship opportunities for IPAA SA activities;
  • Regular electronic updates, including:-  eNews (latest announcements regarding events and professional development opportunities).

Engage with the SA public sector and beyond with event sponsorship opportunities.

We plan and deliver a range of events designed to inform and benefit the best practice of public administration across government. We invite organisations and businesses engaging with the inerests of public sector to join us in opportunities to sponsor existing, or plan new events and forums.

 

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About IPAA SA and General Questions

We are run solely for the benefit of public sector employees like yourself, and all our funds contribute to our operations and day-to-day business. For you, this means we are able to offer you high-quality services at a lower cost.

Our business hours are between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday. As we operate a small team we may occasionally be away from our desks attending other business matters or running an IPAA event. If we miss your call please don’t hesitate to leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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About Membership Levels

IPAA SA has a partnership agreement with the Senior Management Council (SMC) of the Government of South Australia which entitles all employees of SMC agencies a level of membership with IPAA SA and are, therefore, eligible to receive the benefits under the agreement. This membership category is referred to as State Government Membership. This agreement means that almost 80,000 State Government public sector employees hold a level of membership of IPAA SA. IPAA SA’s events, forums, workshops, overarching themes and training programs are designed with members of the SMC and or nominees.

The agreement stipulates that in collaboration with SMC and the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) IPAA SA will develop an annual Professional Development (PD) and Event programs that align to the public sector addressing critical priorities of the State Government. This means that SMC has direct input into the content and structure of IPAA’s annual Events and PD programs to ensure alignment with critical priorities of the Senior Management Council.

Corporate Membership is taken up by government departments, agencies and statutory bodies at local, state and Commonwealth level, as well as organisations that work with government. Corporate benefits are provided to all staff within the joining organisation.

Corporate Member benefits include:

  • Cost reduction on IPAA SA Events
  • Cost reduction on all training courses listed within the annual Professional Development Schedule
  • Cost reduction on tailored in-house training programs
  • Reduced room hire rate or office space in CBD location
  • Annual subscription to IPAA’s quarterly journal – Australian Journal of Public Administration
  • Marketing opportunities via electronic communication portals
  • Networking opportunities with key public sector Executives
  • Sponsorship opportunities of IPAA SA activities
  • An IPAA SA Corporate Member certificate and logo for use on  collateral demonstrating  commitment to working with the public sector

If you are an employee of one of the below agencies you are a State Government Member and can benefit from the partnership arrangement that IPAA SA has with the Senior Management Council (SMC) of the State Government which entitles you to free entry to most IPAA events and preferential rates on all courses within our Professional Development Program.

  • Attorney-General’s Department
  • Auditor-General’s Department
  • Courts Administration Authority
  • Defence SA
  • Department for Child Protection
  • Department for Correctional Services
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Energy and Mining
  • Department for Environment and Water
  • Department for Health and Wellbeing
  • Department for Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Trade, Tourism and Investment
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Department of Primary Industries and Regions
  • Department of the Premier and Cabinet
  • Department of Treasury and Finance
  • Environment Protection Authority South Australia
  • Parliament of South Australia
  • South Australia Police
  • South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission

You are a Corporate Member of IPAA SA if your organisation is listed here.

Personal Members of IPAA SA hold individual membership with IPAA SA and are bound by the Institute’s Constitution.

Personal Members of the Institute are champions, ambassadors and leaders in the public sector at all levels. Membership demonstrates a commitment to a career in the public sector and demonstrates a commitment to your professional association.

Personal Membership offers exclusive development and networking opportunities not available to other membership categories.

Personal Membership is not linked to an organisation and therefore remains from job to job and even state to state, as Personal Membership is transferrable between interstate IPAA divisions.

IPAA SA has seven different Personal Membership options offering specific and unique benefits based on professional status and career goals.

  • Graduate & Student
  • Young IPAA (YIPAA)
  • Emerging Leader
  • Manager / Next-Exec
  • Executive
  • Professional
  • Affiliate

Personal Membership recognition awards include

  • Life Member
  • Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australian (FIPAA)

Non-Personal Membership Types include

  • Individuals under only Corporate Membership
  • Individuals under only Stave Government Membership

Application for Personal Membership

Personal Membership is open to any individual who is:

  • Older than 18 years of age at the time application
  • Applies to a specific category of Membership applicable to them
  • Agrees to the terms and conditions of Membership and agrees to be bound by the Constitution of IPAA SA
  • Meets the criteria prescribed by the IPAA SA Divisional Council

The IPAA SA Divisional Council may reject any application for Membership at its discretion.

State Government Members receive free entry to IPAA SA SMC events, preferential rates on training courses and extended programs as scheduled in the annual Professional Development Program, special rates for in-agency programs and event management services. Each SMC agency receives copies of the Australian Journal of Public Administration and has access to The National IPAA Knowledge Centre