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Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Canberra) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

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Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

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Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Canberra) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Melbourne) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Public Sector Innovation Show 2018 @ National Convention Centre

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Public Sector Network (PSN) is proud to bring Australia’s Federal, State and Local Government a world class conference and exhibition – the Public Sector Innovation Show. Featuring 50+ speakers with both international and local case studies, this business-critical conference will show you the practicalities of how to lead and maintain a culture of innovation within… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

The National Public Sector Managers and Leaders Conference 2018 image

E-leadership: The ever-changing face of leadership One of the peak events on the Australian public sector events calendar, this national conference provides a progressive and collaborative forum to share ideas and insights around effective leadership. The conference is the most highly attended of its kind in Australia, and provides a… Read More

Migrating Towards Outcomes-Based Approaches image

Governments are increasingly focused on being customer-centric and outcomes-based. As a result, they are starting to move towards outcomes-based approaches. An outcomes-based approach allows departments and specific program areas to organise and communicate priorities to achieve outcomes. It takes the focus off measuring what’s been done and puts it onto… Read More

Transforming the Finance Function in Government National Conference image

The finance function is going through unprecedented change as it becomes more strategic and future focused. Many senior finance leaders have been accountable for day to day responsibilities like transactions, compliance and financial statements. However as automation gains traction in government and in the context of shared services, strategic… Read More

Refining Regulation to Strengthen Compliance image

Data offers great possibilities to regulators. It can help prevent and detect non-compliance, define where future resources should be focused and ultimately shape future regulatory strategy. The right regulatory approach, influenced by sophisticated analysis, as well as a deep understanding of the motivations of stakeholders, can achieve great outcomes and… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Join the 25,000 professionals who have transformed their workplace writing with Plain English Foundation. Make your content more efficient and persuasive, whether it’s reports, policies, business cases or customer communications. Plain English Essentials is our public training option for individuals or small groups. This 1-day workshop covers core plain… Read More

Overcoming the Challenges of Digital Transformation image

Digital Transformation isn’t just about knowing where you want to be, it’s about understanding and overcoming the huge challenges in getting there. From policy to technical capabilities, to customer-centric service design, this conference will deliver lessons learnt and case studies from departments and agencies in the midst of their… Read More

A Trans Tasman Business Circle executive briefing with Ms Leigh Angus, Director, Prompt & Head of Innovation, ASB, Prompt/ASB Leigh has built a successful career creating technology and digital platforms, programs and teams and has worked in large corporate, research labs, commercialisation units as well as hi-tech start-ups… Read More

Social Security Reform: Revisiting Henderson, Poverty and Basic Income image

The 2018 Henderson Conference commemorates the 50th anniversary of Professor Ronald Henderson’s pivotal work on poverty in Australia. How has our social security system changed since then? More than 20 expert speakers will explore the key changes that have taken place since the 1970s Henderson Poverty Inquiry and how… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Tools and skills for policy practitioners image

Policy analysis and policy design for effective decision making. The Tools & Skills for Policy Practitioners two-day workshop provides an immersion into the policy development world for those engaged in, or aspiring to be engaged in, policy advice and production. The workshop will be delivered by Peter Bridgman (co-author of… Read More

Government Customer Service Summit 2017 image

There are key links between organisational performance and customer experiences in interacting with agencies. The Government Customer Service Summit 2017 draws attention to the increasing focus on customer service within the public sector.The summit brings together customer service experts from Federal, State and Local government to discuss best… Read More

Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference image

  Focused on developing leadership capabilities, building resilience and agility, and enabling career progression, the Public Sector Women in Leadership conference will bring together the most prominent and inspirational women from across the Public Sector, to share their experiences and development strategies, from every stage of the leadership journey. Read More

The Mandarin presents – Digital Government excellence: MELBOURNE image

Free registration open now – don’t miss out Digital Government: turning good governance into the springboard for change and innovation. Every day, agency senior executives across the government face mounting pressure to modernise processes and systems to facilitate the delivery of efficient and customer-centric services fit for the digital age. As… Read More

Evaluation for a robust evidence-base for policy and programs image

Join us for this two-day, hands-on workshop combining policy management with evaluation expertise – delivered by experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone and highly experienced evaluation expert, Marion Norton. Build your competence to plan, commission and execute robust evaluations – essential for robust policy. Suitable for practitioners at all levels. See… Read More

The Mandarin presents – Digital Government excellence: CANBERRA image

Free registration open now – don’t miss out Digital Government: turning good governance into the springboard for change and innovation. Every day, agency senior executives across the government face mounting pressure to modernise processes and systems to facilitate the delivery of efficient and customer-centric services fit for the digital age. As… Read More

The 2nd APS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Conference 2017 image

The Public Sector is known for developing and promoting strong, intuitive and resilient leaders. These leaders come in many forms and have diverse backgrounds built on skills, learning and experience. Built off the success of our first event, Liquid Learning is delighted to present the 2nd… Read More

Project Management for Policy and Programs image

Become a better Policy Manager.  Learn the practical application of project management tools and methodologies to achieve good process and to deliver better policy and program outcomes.  Work with project management expert and former senior public servant, Craig Robinson and policy development experts Peter Bridgman (Australian Policy Handbook – now… Read More

Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference 2017 image

Registration is now open for Australia’s premier corruption prevention conference. The Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference (APSACC) will be held from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 November 2017 at the Westin Sydney. APSACC 2017 offers a program of 70+ speakers, 22+ sessions, 6 interactive workshops and an exciting… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Hong Kong image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 London image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Improving outcomes through Q sort based realist evaluation: A Masterclass @ UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra

Improving outcomes through Q sort based realist evaluation: A Masterclass image

It is widely accepted that context matters because it influences both the choices that people make and the possible outcomes of chosen interventions. At a time when governments across Australia are keenly seeking definitive evidence on how policies and programs are working, public sector leaders and executives need to be… Read More

Writing for Policy Results image

This workshop is offered to build confidence in developers or influencers of public policy or organisational policy that their written communication will meet the needs of decision-makers, stakeholders and practitioners.  Join us for this two-day, hands-on workshop Delivered by our experts – experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone and awarded… Read More

The Public Sector EA / PA Forum @ Hotel Realm Canberra

The Public Sector EA / PA Forum image

The Public Sector EA/PA Forum running 31 Oct – 1 Nov 2017 in Canberra provides essential insights into how executive and personal assistants can take their career to the next level. The roles of the executive and personal assistant continues to change and evolve over time. The days of being… Read More

The National Women in Local Government Leadership Summit 2017 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

The National Women in Local Government Leadership Summit 2017 image

The Local Government sector has entered into a period of significant transformation and change, creating new challenges and opportunities for leaders in local councils. Leaders in this environment find themselves pulled in different directions by internal and external stakeholders, and need to refine influencing skills, political acumen and a diplomatic… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Adelaide image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

The 8th Public Sector Women in Leadership NSW Summit 2017 image

Liquid Learning’s 8th Public Sector Women in Leadership NSW Summit 2017 is the premier learning and networking opportunity for established and emerging leaders. Through anecdotal case studies, experiential workshops, inspiring expert commentaries and interactive panel discussions, this unmissable event will offer the support, advice and insight you… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Canberra @ National Convention Centre Canberra

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Canberra image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Sydney @ International Convention Centre Sydney

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Sydney image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Perth @ Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Perth image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

The 8th Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2017 image

The 8th Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2017 will bring together some of the most prominent leaders in Victoria to reflect on their leadership journeys and share practice advice and insights on how to reach your career goals. Both emerging and established leaders will have the opportunity to learn valuable… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Auckland @ SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Auckland image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Hobart image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Melbourne image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Singapore @ Raffles City Convention Centre, Stamford Ballroom, Level 4

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Singapore image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Melbourne) @ 1/440 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Melbourne) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Canberra) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

GovInnovate 2017: proven digital strategies from public sector leaders image

The 6th Annual GovInnovate Summit is the premier, public-sector only event for achieving excellence in digital transformation and digital service delivery. As citizen expectations of digital services continue to evolve, government agencies across Australia are seeking new methods and strategies to interact with tech-savvy users. GovInnovate’s core focus… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Brisbane @ Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Brisbane image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

IBAC Corruption Prevention and Integrity Conference @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

IBAC Corruption Prevention and Integrity Conference image

Partnering with the Victorian Ombudsman, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office and IPAA, IBAC brings together industry leaders and renowned practitioners across private, public and academic sectors, to explore how our public sector can prevent corruption and strengthen integrity. Build real skills and knowledge over the two-day program as you hear from a… Read More

South Australia’s Open State 2017 image

Open State looks to South Australia’s future Futurists, designers, entrepreneurs, writers and business leaders will soon come together in Adelaide for Open State 2017. Now in its second year, the Open State festival will bring together local and global identities who are passionate about examining our world and encouraging others to collaborate and create their future. This year’s… Read More

Building Smart Communities @ The Science Exchange

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Building Smart Communities expert panel at Open State 2017 Help build resilient cities. You are invited to attend the Building Smart Communities event, a panel and interactive forum hosted in partnership with engage2 and the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand. Hear from international experts, including Justin Herman from the… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

The 6th Public Sector Director and Executive Level Leadership Forum 2017 image

The 6th Public Sector Director and Executive Level Leadership Forum 2017 brings together a variety of leaders to share their inspirational journeys, practical advice and insights into the essential skills to lead in the APS. We are proud to present a speaker line-up showcasing the diversity… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Fiji image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

The 3rd Annual Queensland Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2017 image

Significant progress has been made in recent years by the Queensland Government to increase diversity and gender equality. However there is still an imbalance of gender representation at the senior executive levels across many departments and agencies. With the Gender Equity Strategy coming into full effect, it is important that aspiring… Read More

Connecting the biggest minds: CPA Congress 2017 Kuala Lumpur image

THE BIG MINDS ARE COMING… Be inspired by the thought leaders, the game changers and the technological innovators this October. Connect with hundreds of accounting and finance professionals. Learn new, useful skills and ideas from our exciting line-up of local and international speakers. Hear expert advice and insights on the… Read More

Under the covers with Australia’s largest Digital CX Transformation project Referred to as the ‘architect’ of Service NSW. As Deputy CEO Steve Griffin, managed the largest transformation project of its time. While Service NSW has become a digital exemplar to governments around the world, its success did not come from utilising new and… Read More

Pre-conference and post-conference workshops are being held on Sunday, September 3 and Thursday, September 7. While hinting at the national capital location, the 2017 conference theme Evaluation Capital captures two important but often neglected ideas in evaluation. Firstly, evaluation is a durable asset for sound governance. That is, longevity and permanence… Read More

The 4th Annual Emergency Services, Enforcement and Defence Leadership Summit 2017 image

The 4th Annual Emergency Services, Enforcement and Defence Leadership Summit 2017 delves into the multifaceted and varied obstacles that leaders within this role face, and practical ways on how to overcome these challenges. This event will provide both emerging and existing leaders with valuable, real-life leadership… Read More

Trans-Tasman social and health service challenges A Trans-Tasman Business Circle briefing with Brendan Boyle, Chief Executive of the NZ Ministry of Social Development; Kathryn Campbell, Secretary, Department of Human Services; and Finn Pratt, Secretary, Department of Social Services. Brendan became Chief Executive of the Ministry in October 2011. In addition to leading the Ministry, Brendan is… Read More

The Power to Persuade Symposium @ Crawford School of Public Policy

The Power to Persuade symposium started with a simple idea: that the best way to start breaking down the barriers between the various groups involved in social policy was to put everyone in the same room. Held annually since 2012, the symposium provides an opportunity for frank and open dialogue… Read More

The Journey of Modernising Health’s ICT through an outcomes based contract and enabling data informed policy making The Trans Tasman Business Circle briefing with Daniel McCabe, First Assistant Secretary – Information Technology Division, Department of Health Daniel McCabe was promoted to CIO at the Australian Government Department of Health in 2015. He… Read More

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) are designed to safeguard and enhance confidence in the integrity of public administration in South Australia. ICAC regularly holds awareness sessions, workshops and seminars to assist public officers and public authorities to comply with their obligations and prevent… Read More

DTA’s Gavin Slater addresses IPAA @ National Gallery of Australia

PAA welcomes Gavin Slater to provide a public address Join IPAA for an address by the new Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Transformation Agency, Gavin Slater. He will discuss the role of the DTA and the challenges ahead for digital government. This breakfast event will include opening remarks from… Read More

IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2017 @ Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2017 image

The only event that brings the entire public sector together. DRIVING FRESH THINKING, INSPIRING CHANGE. IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2017 is the only event that brings together the entire Victorian public sector for one week, in one location to… Read More

A high performing public service in a populist age Martin Hoffman was appointed Secretary of the NSW Department of Finance, Services & Innovation in August 2015. He was previously Deputy Secretary at the Commonwealth Department of Industry & Science (and its predecessors) from July 2010. He worked particularly on resources… Read More

The Competitive Edge of Soft Skills – Leading and Learning for the Future Dr Bruniges is currently the Secretary of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. She is a leading educationalist in Australia with a distinguished career in Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments. She brings to  the position… Read More

IPAA SA Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast @ Adelaide Convention Centre

Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast 2017 IPAA SA in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and PwC are pleased to announce the 2017 Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast with the Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP, Treasurer of South Australia. Each year IPAA brings in the new financial year with a discussion on the upcoming… Read More

Winners of the 2017 Public Sector Innovation Awards will be announced at a presentation ceremony on 26 July IPAA ACT, in partnership with the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and the Public Sector Innovation Network (PSIN) run the Public Sector Innovation Awards, aiming to recognise, celebrate and share innovative approaches… Read More

Improving Government Procurement Operations To Maximise Value For Money Outcomes image

Procurement managers from right across Australia’s public sector are continually striving to ensure they deliver the best value for money for tax payers and contribute to the strategic goals of their organisations. The government expectations for expenditure and management of public funds and achieving value for money outcomes lends… Read More

The 9th National Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2017 image

As the premier learning and networking event, The 9th National Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2017 brings together a variety of leaders to share their inspirational journeys, practical advice and insights. We are proud to present a speaker line-up showcasing the Australian Public Sector’s diversity of thought, experience,… Read More

A Trans Tasman Business Circle executive briefing with Mr Martin Bowles, Secretary, Department of Health. Theme to be confirmed.   Martin Bowles PSM was appointed as Secretary of the Department of Health as of 13 October 2014. Previously Mr Bowles was the Secretary of the Department of Immigration and… Read More

Using evaluation to help improve health outcomes for Indigenous Australians In this special NAIDOC Week themed event, Kate Thomann, Assistant Secretary, Strategy and Evidence Branch, will discuss the development of the Department of Health’s evaluation framework for Indigenous Health. This is an important element of the Government’s overall agenda to… Read More

Introducing the UTS Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation @ UTS Design Innovation Research Centre University of Technology Sydney

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The first of its kind in Australia, this practical course is aimed at equipping public sector professionals to transform public engagement, services, policy, organisations and communities. Our learning programme will skill you up on the latest from design-based innovation. The course utilises project and practice based learning models to… Read More

2017 IPAA WA Achievement Awards @ Hyatt Regency Perth

2017 IPAA WA Achievement Awards image

Winners of the 2017 IPAA WA Achievement Awards will be announced at this special Awards luncheon. The Achievement Awards offer a total of fifteen awards. Ten open to individuals and five best practice awards for organisations. This year we continue our special offer for table bookings. If you purchase 9 seats you will receive an additional… Read More

A Trans Tasman Business Circle executive briefing with Mr Mark Scott AO, Secretary, NSW Department of Education Mark Scott AO is the Secretary of the NSW Department of Education and has a distinguished record in public service, education and the media. The department is the largest education system in Australia, operating 2,200… Read More

Alastair MacGibbon ‘on the couch’ @ Department of Agriculture

Join IPAA and Alastair MacGibbon in a unique “on the couch” style interview IPAA is pleased to announce the first in a new series of Future Leaders events with an On the Couch session with Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security. This new event series… Read More

Trans Tasman Business Circle executive briefing with Mr Andrew Walduck, Executive General Manager Trusted eCommerce Services and Group Chief Digital Officer, Australia Post. As Executive General Manager, Trusted eCommerce Services and Chief Digital Officer, Andrew helps drive the digitisation of Australia Post including helping build a great customer-centric company. Read More

IPAA and the Crawford Australia Leadership Forum invite you to attend a unique event ‘Public Administration in an Age of Democratic Contention’ with keynote speaker Dr Pratap Bhanu Mehta, the President and Chief Executive of the Centre for Policy Research in India. Dr Mehta is one of the region’s most sought after ‘big picture’… Read More

Public Sector Forum 2017 @ PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney

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The 2nd annual Public Sector Forum will take place at the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, on 20 and 21 June 2017, with the theme of “Leadership in Action”. More than 30 public sector leaders from across Australia and around the globe will share their expertise with the nation’s senior… Read More

Queensland: State Budget address luncheon 2017 @ Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

This annual CEDA signature event follows the release of the State budget with the Treasurer the Hon. Curtis Pitt MP presenting a keynote address budget strategy and Queensland’s economic position. Event overview Speaking and responding to analyses of his third and final budget before the State election, the Treasurer will… Read More

Marking 50 years of Indigenous Affairs image

A joint event with IPAA and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to mark the 1967 referendum. IPAA and the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) are marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum by inviting reflections on the past and future shape of Commonwealth administration in… Read More

The Mandarin presents: Think pharma, think opportunity @ Australian Leadership Innovation Centre (YellowEdge),

The Mandarin presents: Think pharma, think opportunity image

Join The Mandarin for a special public sector executive briefing with a panel of experts from across the industry and government as we explore the enablers and blockages to seizing the pharmaceutical opportunity. Australian pharmaceutical research is widely recognised as world leading, yet our ability to commercialise and market… Read More

2017 IPAA NSW State Conference @ Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf

2017 IPAA NSW State Conference image

About the conference The theme for 2017: Innovating, Emulating and Enabling: How digital transformation is changing public sector skill sets. The annual IPAA NSW State Conference is renowned as the premier public sector conference in NSW that addresses the big challenges facing the public sector. This year’s Conference will feature impressive… Read More

On the Couch: Chief Executive Series with Cathy Taylor IPAA’s ‘On the Couch’ Chief Executive Series are informal Chatham House Rule interview sessions where a high achieving, inspirational individual is informally interviewed by a peer about their public sector ‘journey’, their experiences and why they have chosen their career and… Read More

CEF: Engaging with External Evaluators – Complementary Perspectives image

There is increasing pressure on policy makers and program managers to accurately and impartially evaluate the impacts of policy on Australia’s prosperity and wellbeing. Getting the right evaluation skills at the right time engaged on the right problem is a key challenge which is navigated by both Government and its… Read More

Better Together Showcase: government in the digital age image

How do we rethink government in the digital age? The focus of government is changing. How can it transition from a “taxes in, services out” style of government, to an enabler and facilitator, creating the conditions for which businesses and communities can function and work together more effectively? In the… Read More

Diversity through the Looking Glass @ 6 Claremont St, SouthYarra

Out for Australia invites you to Diversity Through the Looking Glass. The event provides an insight into what it means to identify yourself out of the cisgender normativity. The panel of guest speakers will discuss and share their experience to shed light on self discovery, the shifts of privileges they… Read More

CEDA: Cities and infrastructure Join the Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne Arron Wood and other urban thought-leaders on the new opportunities to improve the health, sustainability and liveability of our urban environment. Event overview Ahead of the 2017 World Ecocity Summit in Melbourne, CEDA invites industry and government leaders… Read More

Public Sector PMO Leadership Summit 2017 image

  To sustain value over the long term, PMOs must be able to adapt to change. With pressures created from tighter constraints on resources, budgets and time in the Public Sector, it is essential to implement more efficient and dynamic processes to allow for flexibility and adaptation. Evolving government policy… Read More

CEDA: State of the Nation 2017 @ Parliament House, Canberra

CEDA: State of the Nation 2017 image

For more than 35 years CEDA has hosted its annual State of the Nation conference in Canberra. Each year the conference brings together the best public policy minds from politics, business, academia and community organisations for open discussions on the key issues facing Australia’s economic and social development. Described in… Read More

CEDA welcomes Federal Minister for Human Services, the Hon. Alan Tudge MP, to update members and guests on the Australian Priority Investment Approach to Welfare and discuss the impact of greater competition and contestability in social services. Event overview Australia claims one of the most effective social support system in… Read More

Lunch with Luke – Common Hiring Mistakes: Avoiding Problematic Personalities Join us for the second in a series of lunch time seminars with Luke Broomhall, Forensic Psychologist, as he discusses topical psychological issues over a bite to eat. Luke has provided expert evidence and offender profiling in some of the… Read More

Government communication: a UK perspective @ National Portrait Gallery

Join IPAA and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for a unique event providing a UK perspective on government and public sector communication. Our keynote speaker is Mr Alex Aiken, the Executive Director for Government Communications from the United Kingdom. The Executive Director for Government Communications is responsible for government communication… Read More

IPAA Young Professionals Network: owning your own home — a dying dream? image

IPAA Victoria’s Young Professionals Network and the Melbourne School of Government present… In Australia and elsewhere, wages are not keeping up with house prices in the big cities. Many are now facing the prospect of being stuck in the ‘rent trap’ for their entire life. Are there special moral reasons… Read More

Securing Australia’s energy future @ Park Hyatt, Melbourne

Join leaders from across the energy sector for insights into the strategic direction and evolution of Australia’s future energy system. Event overview The Finkel Independent Review into the Future Security of the NEM (Preliminary Report) puts consumers ‘at the centre of the energy trilemma’, with rapid innovation providing the opportunity… Read More

From the Queensland Public Service Commission: Bringing together public servants from across Queensland and all levels of government, along with community organisations and leading academics, this one-day forum will explore the potential of place-based approaches to address complex, cross-cutting public policy issues. Participants will engage in compelling case studies, the… Read More

Delivering Better Services: User-Centred Service Design and Evaluation image

Join the Canberra Evaluation Forum and Peter Alexander from the Digital Transformation Office The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) was established by government to work in partnership with government agencies to improve how digital services are purchased and delivered to citizens. The DTA is championing government’s approach to delivering user… Read More

A world without wallets: The Mandarin executive leadership program @ The National Press Club, Canberra - The Bourke Street Room

A world without wallets: The Mandarin executive leadership program image

The explosion in fintech applications and relentless payment innovation is rapidly remaking how we transact. Australia already has amongst the highest uptake of payment cards and the boom in online payments and digital wallets has made Australia a global leader in cashless commerce. With over 50% of payments now cashless,… Read More

This is the public workshop to settle recommendations on how Australia’s first Open Government Multistakeholder Forum should be appointed, structured and run. For more information on the proposals that will form the basis for discussion, see the OGP Australia website. The Open Government Multistakeholder Forum will include representatives of… Read More

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You are invited by Microsoft and Ralleo for an executive level briefing on driving digital transformation. Join us, along with the Digital Transformation Agency and senior leaders from across government to share our experiences and perspectives. Areas of discussion include: Federal Government’s Digital Transformation Agenda How technology is enabling digital… Read More

Women and Leadership Series Launch @ Adelaide Town Hall

CEDA is pleased to welcome SA Police Commissioner, Grant Stevens. Following the Equal Opportunity Commission’s review into the SA Police force last year, Commissioner Stevens will talk about changing the culture at SAPOL, the strategies that have been put into place and what the long term plans are. Event overview… Read More

IPAA will host a panel discussion on the public administration aspects of the Australian Government’s support for the search into missing flight MH370. The panel will be led by Judi Zielke, Chief Coordinator of the MH370 Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC), and will focus on coordination and engagement. The… Read More

CEDA’s Leader series welcomes the Hon. Steven Marshall MP to deliver his Liberal Leader of the Opposition address and discuss his vision for the state’s future prosperity. The Hon. Steven Marshall MP will lead discussion around the key opportunities and challenges facing our state, providing his vision as we head… Read More

Since 1997 these high level briefings have provided an early firsthand overview of the Victorian State Budget and implications for the year ahead. This is an ideal opportunity for public sector professionals to understand how the Budget will influence planning and programs for the coming year. Speakers David Martine, Secretary,… Read More

Project Governance and Controls Symposium 2017 @ Australian Defence Force Academy

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2017 Project and Program Management Symposium Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd May 2017 Plus Workshops & Masterclasses Better Management – Better Projects A balance of academic, private enterprise and government presenters, both local and overseas. Keynote and international presenters Professor Peter Shergold, architect of the “Learning by Failure” report on… Read More

The Mandarin Special Event: Cyber leadership briefing with Dr Tobias Feakin image

The Mandarin Special Event: Cyber leadership briefing New data showing a sharp upswing in Australian based cyber attacks has major implications for Australian Government public sector leaders looking to build cyber resilience and capability for their agencies. At the same time, the geo-political environment continues… Read More

CEDA SA energy series: Tom Koutsantonis @ InterContinental Adelaide

CEDA welcomes the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP to provide insight into the South Australian Government’s policy measures aimed at insulating the state from the recent spate of damaging blackouts as it seeks more secure electricity supplies. Key policy measures to be discussed include: Batteries – build the nation’s biggest battery… Read More

Join the Canberra Evaluation Forum and Jenny Gordon to discuss using evalutations to inform recommendations for reform Evaluation is central to evidence-based policy making. But how are evaluations used in practice to inform recommendations for policy? What does the Productivity Commission look for as it gathers up evidence when… Read More

Can good policy rescue politics? @ Gandell Hall, National Gallery of Australia

From the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia: It’s widely accepted that good policy should be based on a careful analysis of the very best evidence. Australia has a strong record in this regard. But in a ‘post truth’ world, it is clear that evidence-based policy making has… Read More

CEDA: cities and infrastructure @ Park Hyatt, Melbourne

CEDA welcomes the Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher to outline Australia’s infrastructure opportunities and the new directions for infrastructure planning and investment. The Australian Government is currently consulting on the recommendations of Infrastructure Australia’s 15 Year Plan. The plan combined with the 100-project priority list provides a platform… Read More

The 7th Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2017 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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About The 7th Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2017 The Victorian Public Sector is undergoing much transformation, creating a dynamic and complex environment that needs strong, courageous leaders who pioneer new pathways. Although it is becoming increasingly complex, it also presents opportunities for existing and emerging leaders… Read More

Evaluating regional vulnerability and adaptation in the ACT @ North Building, Dame Pattie Menzies House

Over the last 120 years or so global temperatures have been increasing at rates faster than any seen during the period of human evolution. Changes in rainfall, storms, bushfire frequency and severity, heat waves and other extreme events are well documented, both globally and for Australia. The cross-scale, cross-sectoral nature… Read More

CEDA welcomes Janina Kugel, member of the Siemens Global Managing Board and CHRO together with local leaders to share how business can thrive in the digital age through leadership and diversity. Event overview Australia’s future workforce requires new skills, collaboration and creativity. How can organisations leverage workforce diversity as a… Read More

Brave Conversations 2017 @ ANU University House

A 2 day conference bringing the global conversation about the changing relationship between humans & technology to Australia. A space where participants need to be brave, to say the things that they know need to be said, and be prepared to apply intellectual rigour to challenging ideas that might take… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Perth) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Plain English Essentials @ Melbourne CBD

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

To launch CEDA’s 2017 Innovation Series, CEDA is examining the fourth industrial revolution and it’s impacts on society due to the trend of automation, the internet of things, cloud computing, and advanced data analytics. Event overview Building on the success of CEDA’s Digital Bytes program over the previous two years,… Read More

The role of video in digital government @ National Museum of Australia, Canberra

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Live and recorded video streaming is rapidly changing the way individuals and organisations communicate, learn and engage. The opportunity for scalable and cost-effective online engagement with video is now a reality for the Australian public sector, providing better experiences for online users and connecting… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

The 7th Public Sector Women in Leadership NSW Summit 2017 image

No amount of schooling can fully prepare us for career turbulence. The real education comes when you make these mistakes and learn from them. It is in those darker moments when we should embrace failure; this is the time when we learn our most valuable lessons, and when learning to… Read More

Plain English Essentials @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

NATIONAL INTEGRITY 2017: Building the public/private alliance image

Join us in Brisbane, 16-17 March to help strengthen Australia’s systems of integrity, accountability and anti-corruption. Brought to you by Transparency International Australia and Griffith University, National Integrity 2017 will help set a new agenda for stronger whistleblower protection, real-time disclosure of political donations and explore whether we need a federal anti-corruption agency as well as… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Brisbane) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Convergence 2017: Optimise your organisational change image

Convergence is theAsia–Pacific’s only dedicated change management conference. Over two days, we’ll explore designing and delivering effective change, giving you necessary insights, tools and networks to succeed. The event features: more than 35 speakers; 27 hours of learning; 25 topics; 14 masterclasses across 3 days; 2 networking sessions; an ideas marketplace… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Canberra) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Melbourne) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Australian Digital Health Agency National Webcast image

On Monday 13th February from 2.00pm – 3.30pm (AEDT) the Australian Digital Health Agency is delivering a national webcast which will inform Australia’s next Digital Health Strategy. The open Q&A webcast is especially relevant to all government agencies with an interest in digital health and an important next step in advancing discussions… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Brisbane) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Approaches to Wicked Problems image

Why do so many change initiatives fail? Might it be the way that we initially frame the issue? What if we differentiate our problems as being either Tame (resolvable, via a single path of actions and likely to have occurred before), Wicked (complex, with no clear connection between its cause and… Read More

Economics for the Public Sector image

Economics is the science of decision-making. This workshop aims to help public sector managers make better decisions in allocating scarce resources, in pricing and delivering public sector goods and services, and in regulating private sector activity. You will explore the forces of supply and demand that drive market outcomes and… Read More

Women in Leadership – Achieving and Flourishing image

This executive workshop has been designed by Christine Nixon and Professor Amanda Sinclair to provide a supportive environment to female executives in the public sector to explore and pioneer new ways of doing leadership and management work. The workshop has an explicit focus on female leadership and will encourage participants… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Adelaide) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Creative Innovation 2016 Asia Pacific @ Sofitel Melbourne On Collins

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  “The Exponential Shift. Making transformation happen” Creative Innovation 2016 Asia Pacific is the premiere conference for anyone who cares about creativity, innovation, digital technology, leadership, change, reform, and transformation. Don’t miss the world class line-up of visionary innovators, futurists, scientists, disruptors and leaders that are gathering at Ci2016… Read More

NSW Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? image

Intermedium’s New South Wales Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? half-day conference will give you a comprehensive picture of the Baird Government’s plans for digital transformation following the release of its second budget. Join Damon Rees, Whole of Government CIO, Department of Finance, Services, Innovation; Rahul Dutta,… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Delivering Better Outcomes for Lower Costs: Leading public sector innovation image

This workshop is designed to help senior public servants think and act innovatively about challenges within their department or agency. It will assist participants to devise and implement solutions to deep and pressing problems through developing strategies and equipping them with the relevant tools, to foster innovation in their agencies… Read More

Workshop: Evidence for Decision-Making image

The course is designed for public sector employees who need to use or critically evaluate research evidence that informs policy and decision-making, or who may need to commission research for these purposes. Its emphasis is not on the technical aspects of research and analysis, but rather on broader issues. These… Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Canberra) image

Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Managing Regulation, Enforcement and Compliance image

Professor Malcolm Sparrow (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) presents this workshop and examines the distinctive strategic and managerial challenges that surround government’s regulatory and enforcement functions, recognising that the quality of life in a democracy depends heavily on when and how government agencies exercise their coercive power… Read More

Women in Leadership: The Essentials image

This workshop is designed to strengthen the leadership and management skills of female leaders in the public sector. In an intellectually rigorous but collegial environment, participants will be able to: share their challenges and practice talk honestly about what matters in their work lives learn from each other and experienced… Read More

The Mandarin Victorian Government Cyber Resilience Executive Learning Program image

Join us for an executive learning program for Victorian public sector leaders looking to build cyber resilience and capability for their agencies. This event is for Victorian Government Officials only. The Victorian government is rapidly digitalising services and migrating core applications to the cloud. It is critical these services are secure and perform well… Read More

Chief Digital Officer Forum @ Rydges Sydney Central

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Have you digitally transformed into a modern, competitive organisation? Join us at the Chief Digital Officer Forum to hear from digital-first companies who are finding ongoing online success. Collaborate with: Facebook, ABC, Digital Transformation Office, Westpac, Sportsbet, News Corporation & more. Reach out to Dan Watts (+61 2 8310 4943) to discuss our fantastic group rates. Read More

Chief Marketing Officer Summit @ Rydges Sydney Central

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100+ senior marketers descend upon Sydney on 5th & 6th October for the Chief Marketing Officer Summit to discuss essential areas of marketing leadership, new technologies, data-based decision making & more. Speakers across the two days include: Twitter, The Guardian, Unilever, eHarmony, Expedia, MetLife, Telstra, Cricket Australia, Woolworths, The Salvation Army & University of Sydney. Reach out to … Read More

Workshop: Plain English Essentials (Sydney) @ Plain English Foundation

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Get to the point. Learn how to use plain English to lift reader satisfaction and strengthen client and stakeholder relationships with Plain English Essentials, a one-day public workshop. It gives you the core tools and techniques for improving workplace writing, be it reports, business cases, correspondence or fact sheets. Get… Read More

Workshop: Design Thinking for Problem Solving image

What is the role that design thinking tools and approaches can play in accelerating outcomes? In this workshop, Professor Jeanne Liedtka will distil the strategy of design thinking and support participants to develop a learning mindset that can be applied to facilitate strategic planning. This highly practical workshop will identify… Read More

Conference: Towards strategic leadership (module 2) image

Towards Strategic Leadership (TSL) is a unique learning experience designed specifically for managers who are new to senior executive responsibilities. Tailored to the needs of public sector executives, TSL examines critical issues facing senior leaders in the increasingly complex public sector environment. Facilitated by Professor Paul ‘t Hart, in… Read More

Conference: Qld Digital Transformation – How Far, How Fast, How Much? image

Intermedium’s Queensland Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? half-day conference will give you a comprehensive picture of the Palaszczuk Government’s plans for digital transformation following the release of its second budget. Join Andrew Mills, Queensland Government CIO, Andrew Spina, Assistant Director General, Digital Productivity and Services, and a… Read More

Workshop: Strategic Responses to Corruption — ANZSOG with ICAC image

Public sector agencies have implemented a range of corruption prevention and risk management strategies with varying degrees of success. This course uncovers some of the reasons why corrupt conduct continues to occur despite considerable efforts to prevent it. Corruption usually occurs in situations where there are weaknesses in operational arrangements… Read More

Conference: Digital Workplaces in Australian Government image

A complete toolkit for Australian government organisations … Complex workflow Collaboration Content Security permissions Intranet engagement Integration across multiple systems Technically it’s an intranet; but there is so much! One-day case study-led forum, plus two half-day interactive working modules Hear practical case study presentations from: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services… Read More

Conference: Vic Digital Transformation – How Far, How Fast, How Much? image

Intermedium’s Victorian Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? half-day conference will give you a comprehensive picture of the Andrews Government’s plans for digital transformation following the release of its second budget. Join Steve Hodgkinson, CIO & Director Business Technology & Information Management, Department of Health and Human Services… Read More

Conference: SA Digital Transformation – How Far, How Fast, How Much? image

Intermedium’s South Australia Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? half-day conference will give you a comprehensive picture of the Weatherill Government’s plans for digital transformation are following the release of its second budget. Join Rick Seaman, Director, Office for Digital Government and a number of other key speakers… Read More

Workshop: Evaluation for the Public Sector image

Evaluation is an integral part of public sector decision-making. Dr George Argyrous (UNSW) and Professor Patricia Rogers (RMIT) explore the conceptual and practical issues involved in evaluating policies and programs. This two day workshop will support participants to better: Focus evaluation studies according to specific criteria such as purpose and stakeholder… Read More

Conference: WA Digital Transformation – How Far, How Fast, How Much? image

Intermedium’s WA Digital Transformation: How Far, How Fast, How Much? half-day conference will provide delegates with a comprehensive picture of the Barnett government’s plans for digital transformation following the release of its inaugural ICT strategy, Digital WA. Join The Hon Bill Marmion MLA, Minister for State Development; Finance; Innovation, Giles Nunis, Chief Executive &… Read More

Conference: Knowledge Management Australia 2016 image

Innovation, Agile KM, Storytelling, Working Out Loud, Barriers to KM, Tools and Tech Enablers and more will be covered through the most interactive and hands-on KM Australia we have ever had. The Leaders for KM Australia 2016 who will deliver Case Studies, Innovative Practical Strategies and Processes: Dreamworks – USA… Read More

Conference: ANZSOG Annual Conference 2016 image

ANZSOG Annual Conference 2016 Hyper-Government: Managing and thriving in turbulent times will bring together world-renowned thinkers and practitioners to Sydney, August 1-3. Over two days, hear from leaders in the public, private and third sectors, bringing to the forefront key issues and trends impacting the future of government in the midst of great change. Feature speakers… Read More

Conference: Forward Government Learning 2016 image

This forum is designed to deliver outstanding content, strategies, best practice and valuable tools to bring the most powerful forms of professional learning back to their organisations. Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Australian Maritime Safety Authority Curtin University Ripple Effect Group Asia Pacific Global Educational Network Technologies Pty Ltd The Boston… Read More

Workshop: Instigating and Leading Change in the Public Sector image

How can public sector managers become effective instigators and agents of change? Professor Paul ‘t Hart explores the dynamics that impact the successful implementation of change. Today’s public sector managers need to successfully navigate the constant and  unpredictable technological, demographic, economic, and political changes. In this workshop learn how to be… Read More

Conference: Data analytics for effective decision-making image

Mandarin members quote CC*MANDARIN when registering to SAVE $100 off the current price! Whole-of-government challenges are arising as a result of big data influxes, strict privacy regulations and budget restrictions on data leveraging investment. This means that the importance of useful data is becoming ever more apparent and the… Read More

Conference: Community and Stakeholder Engagement in the APS image

    Hear practical case studies and strategies from: Canberra Metro Bang the Table Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (SA Murray-Darling Basin) Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning PLUM Communication ACT Emergency Services Agency Kintsugi Alliance WWF-Australia Sydney Water Customer centric approach / New frontiers: Engaging new audiences… Read More

Conference: Australia, a Risk Assessment image

On June 28-29 the Australian Security Research Centre is hosting a two-day conference on the theme of “Australia, a Risk Assessment”. The conference will feature a wide range of papers, presentations and discussion sessions examining the ACTUAL risks to Australia and its citizens, what mitigation measures are available, and/or appropriate, what might they… Read More

Conference: Local Government IT Summit @ Novotel Sydney Central

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For The Mandarin special offer quote CC*MANDARIN when registering to get $100 off the current price! Local government is heading into a defining period. From amalgamations, to rate capping, to digital disruption; the landscape is changing and the councils that rise up and adapt, will secure their long term competitive advantage. At… Read More

Conference: The Australian Public Sector — True Connections image

It’s not about making do with less, but by doing more through enhancing your current understanding of the new marketing and communication functions at play Vendor Neutral — No Sales Presentations Case studies in developing, implementing, introducing and managing a brand from: Government of NSW Australian National University Arrow Internet… Read More

Conference: Public sector women in leadership image

For The Mandarin special offer quote CC*MANDARIN when registering to get $100 off the current price! Maximising the potential of female leaders Our nation’s productivity and success depends on our government organisations being progressive, breaking down barriers and ensuring that we have the best leadership that is possible. Yet the… Read More

Conference: Public sector workforce capability and skills management image

For The Mandarin special offer quote CC*MANDARIN when registering to get $100 off the current price! Major restructures, digital transformation and an ageing population has highlighted significant skills shortages across government staffing. The public sector must shine a spotlight on the identification and resolution of skills gaps to be able to effectively develop and retain… Read More

Workshop: Internal Communication Renovation Day for the Australia Public Sector image

Workplace culture is shaped by the decisions made by leaders and communicators and by the messages that they convey. The tone of voice, establishing and following strategies, setting and following rules, along with your team are integral aspects of a successful leader. Governments worldwide are faced with the challenge of… Read More

Workshop: Cost-benefit analysis @ Woodward Conference Centre

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Review key concepts of cost-benefit analysis, as well as the “tips and traps”. Practical methods to address the costs and benefits to society as a whole when undertaking rigorous analysis of policies and programs. Read More

Conference: Towards strategic leadership (module 1) image

Towards Strategic Leadership (TSL) is a unique learning experience designed specifically for managers who are new to senior executive responsibilities. Tailored to the needs of public sector executives, TSL examines critical issues facing senior leaders in the increasingly complex public sector environment. Facilitated by Professor Paul ‘t Hart, in… Read More

Workshop: Leading ethical organisations image

Every organisation is unique, with its own identity, strengths and issues to deal with. This course acknowledges these differences and aims to help managers and leaders implement meaningful and practical steps to strengthen organisational integrity. It will identify the red flags of misconduct, and explain what the drivers are behind… Read More

Workshop: Women in leadership — achieving and flourishing image

Course leader Christine Nixon APM & Professor Amanda Sinclair facilitate a supportive environment for female executives in the public sector to explore and pioneer new ways of undertaking leadership and management work. The workshop has an explicit focus on female leadership and will encourage participants to share experiences and challenges,… Read More

Workshop: Making policy happen: a project approach image

Explore the discipline of project management in a policy context. Key phases such as project initiation, planning, execution and control will be examined using a practical framework for policy implementation. Participants will also be guided to better manage their time as they work towards the effective completion of a policy… Read More

Conference: Enhancing public sector customer service image

Mandarin members quote CC*MANDARIN when registering to SAVE $100 off the current price! The public sector is faced with unique and pressing challenges in keeping up with the digital shift, understanding customer expectation and operating to tight financial budgets. Equip your organisation for the future by learning to develop cohesive strategies… Read More

Conference: User centric service delivery in the public sector image

Following the creation of the Digital Transformation Office and the increase in state wide digital agendas, service delivery is now one of the hottest topics in the public sector. At the centre of this agenda is the need to provide services which are simpler, faster and easier to use. These services must be built with… Read More

Workshop: Policy and program skill @ Australian National University

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A practice-oriented approach to public sector policy design and development. Learn how to translate theory into best-practice by defining purpose and measuring performance whilst dealing with the inherent challenges of shared authorities and the constant pressure from stakeholders. Professor Michael Mintrom, author of Contemporary Policy Analysis, leads this workshop. Read More

Breakfast: Positive impact through shared value image

In recent years collaboration between the public and private sectors has become increasingly important in addressing key socio-economic issues. However, creation of shared value between government, corporations and the community requires a determined shift in thinking for all involved. “What are the opportunities and challenges for a shared value approach… Read More

Workshop: Doing More With Less with Charles Leadbeater @ Woodward Conference Centre, University of Melbourne

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Not-for-profit and community organisations are under increased pressure to adapt and innovate. Government, philanthropy and other funding bodies are demanding more outcomes for less investment and are increasingly seeking new solutions to complex social problems. Innovation is the buzzword of the moment and it applies as much to our sector… Read More

Conference: Australian Governance Summit @ Melbourne Convention Centre

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The inaugural Australian Governance Summit emphasises the commitment of the Australian Institute of Company Directors to provide members with an event designed to enhance their governance capabilities. By bringing together governance experts and well-renowned speakers, our members and the director community will have access to the most up-to-date thinking and… Read More

Conference: APIdays Australia 2016 @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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The world’s premier event dedicated to the transformative power of Web APIs is about to hit Melbourne on March 1-2. Will you be at APIdays Australia 2016? APIdays Australia is a unique opportunity to connect with some of the world’s most influential business leaders, entrepreneurs and technologists and discuss the fundamental… Read More

Conference: Implementing an as-a-service model image

The government ICT procurement landscape is changing. Federal and state government agencies are in the process of self-evaluation, as the pressure to implement a cloud-first strategy increases. Before they can fully commit to an as-a-service transition, it is imperative to understand what steps need to be taken to ensure the… Read More

Conference: Financial models for affordable housing image

Financial models and innovation strategy continue to stand at the forefront of future opportunities and growth for the community housing sector and not for profit organisations in Australia. The government’s perspective on risk, decision making and policy is integral to accomplishing the end goal of increased housing supply for this… Read More

Conference: Evaluation and evidence-based policy image

Governments are trying to improve outcomes for people. However, problems are complex and finding the right solutions can be challenging. Evidence is the key to improving outcomes. We need evidence to define the problem, we need evidence to find the solution and we also need evidence about the outcomes. However, while evidence is vital,… Read More

Conference: Aligning STEM education with employer needs image

Closer engagement with industry benefits universities, businesses and students by providing them with vital job skills necessary for employment. However, a paper by ACER found only one in seven undergraduate students in the natural and physical sciences participates in industry programs. This conference will provide workable methods to increase STEM… Read More

Conference: DrupalGov Canberra 2016 @ National Museum of Australia

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DrupalGov Canberra is back in 2016, bringing together the best Drupal talent in the country to address the challenges specific to the public sector. Featuring a full day of sessions on topics ranging from strategy and management, case studies, technical delivery, DrupalGov is the must-attend event of the year for… Read More

Conference: Disability, human rights and social equity image

This conference aims to encourage researchers from a range of disciplines to engage with persons with disabilities and Disabled Persons Organisations in order to develop, in the words of the National Disability Research and Development Agenda, “research which focuses on human rights, participation in community life, access to mainstream activities… Read More