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Economics for Non-Economists
8 October 2014
Understand the nature of economics and its role in the development of public policies
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Communications Skills
Writing Ministerial Correspondence
9 October 2014
Provide information, models and practice in writing to achieve appropriate skills at senior levels in the public sector
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Applied Project Management
15 October 2014
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2014 Legal Eagle Seminar: Privacy for Government agencies
16 October 2014
Member: $44 Non Member: $66
Stewards of the Public Sector: On the Couch with Philip Gaetjens
22 October 2014
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10th National Investigations Symposium
5 November 2014
Standard Rate: $1,450 One Day registration: $799

From Ignite

An Australian federation for the future

The White Paper on Reform of the Federation presents an historic opportunity to reconsider federal-state relations and responsibilities. How can state and federal governments work effectively to deal with the increasing challenges facing Australia? John Brumby talks about federalism and the Australian Federation.

Public Service Mutuals: A Third Way for Delivering Public Services in Australia

Co-operatives and mutuals have a long history in Australia of supporting communities to self-organise in the interests of risk protection, social security, health care, education, consumer protection, income and job support. This BCCM paper discusses the potential role of co-operatives and mutuals in delivering public services through ‘Public Service Mutuals’ (PSMs).

Consider the federation in a more global context

What does government responsibility mean in a globalised world? Ahead of a white paper on Federation Mary Ann O'Loughlin FIPAA, the former COAG Reform Council chief, adds some important context.

Leadership or Leadersunk: are new models of leadership needed when it comes to innovation in the Australian Public Service?

As part of Innovation Month 2014 the Department of Industry presented two speakers, Grant Tidswell and Patricia Kelly, in their Uncomfortable Ideas speakers series. Both speakers discussed leadership in the public service and the challenges the public sector faces. Here is Patricia Kelly's.

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