In 2019, the Thodey Review highlighted capability challenges and untapped potential within the Australian Public Service (APS). Two years have passed, and the APS Reform
The Australian Public Service (APS) plays a critical role in delivering the Australian Government’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and priorities for the future. Every fortnight on ‘Work with Purpose’, we will talk to key individuals from inside the APS, giving listeners a unique perspective on how the APS works and how it serves the Australian community.
Work with Purpose is produced in a partnership between contentgroup and IPAA ACT, with the support of the APS Commission.
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As the Australian Public Service (APS) continues to drive its reform agenda, the importance of community engagement in addressing complex issues becomes increasingly evident. Recent
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By fostering workplaces where people feel safe about speaking up with ideas or concerns, organisations empower their employees to thrive and unlock their full potential.
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Reliable data is critical for public policy and program development, but many public sector staff still need to build their digital capability and literacy. Currently,
The Robodebt Royal Commission has shone a light on the tremendous impact government policy gone wrong can have on the lives of Australians. The evidence