Erma Ranieri

Misconduct register for SA public servants

Consultation is underway to create a centralised misconduct register in SA to prevent public servants being hired again after being fired for misbehaviour. The public sector commissioner wants to make sure it's fair. Read More

SA government and IPAA state branch partner up

The South Australian branch of the Institute of Public Administration has formalised its role as a provider of professional development for state government departments and agencies. The agreement between IPAA South Australia and the Senior Management Council which includes all chief executives of major government agencies of the SA government funds professional development programs and key events and forums hosted by IPAA SA The chair of SMC, Department of the Premier and Cabinet chief executive Kym Winter-Dewhirst said: “We acknowledge the important role that IPAA plays in the provision of professional development opportunities and thought leadership events many of which align with the key priorities of the state government”. Read More

No secrecy gag: SA’s new code for a social media era

A culture based on "mature judgment" rather than exhaustive rules is the aim of the new, values-based code of conduct in South Australia's public sector. Countering public comment concerns earlier in the year, "freedom of speech in the private lives of our employees is still retained", says commissioner Erma Ranieri. Read More