Browse the IPAA Program of courses and events to grow your career and stay connected and inspired.
Our IPAA Program has been designed with your public sector career in mind, aligning with the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework, and shaped by the input of your senior leaders.
Develop yourself where and when you want to, or take advantage of our unique opportunities for networking, mentoring and thought leadership, while exploring some of the big issues facing the public sector.
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Join us for an inspiring networking event designed exclusively for women in the public sector.
7:00AM - 8:45AM
Explore the crucial role collaborative partnerships play in achieving great outcomes.
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Hear directly from Julia Gillard, a trailblazing leader and advocate for change.
12:00PM - 12:30PM
All IPAA NSW eligible Professional members are invited to attend the 2023 IPAA Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM will be held online via Microsoft Teams on 12 December 2023.
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Get first hand insights into the People Matter Employee Survey from Secretaries leading the state.
9:30AM - 12:30PM
Do you need to design, develop and deliver an effective briefing?
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Learn how to make strategic decisions in your government work.
Propel your career in the NSW public sector with these free 1-hour webinars.
Join your public sector peers for a night of networking.
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Learn how to write in a reader friendly way.
9:00AM - 1:00PM
Understand the structures and workings of the public sector and government?
11:00AM - 12:00PM
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Make connections and grow your network over a cup of coffee.
Showcasing the exceptional work of public servants, making a difference to NSW
Hear the Auditor General’s departing reflections on the sector at this exclusive event.
Discover the power of listening, to yourself and others.
4:30PM - 7:30PM
Celebrate the role of women working to build a strong public sector
Everything you need to know for your next project.
Develop the foundational skills for developing and supporting policy initiatives.
7:00AM - 9:00AM
Hear directly from Julie Inman Grant, one of the world’s most influential leaders revolutionising government.
Everything you need to know about contract management.
7:15AM - 9:00AM
Grow your public sector connections whilst watching the biggest debate of the year.
Learn what inspires and motivates the Secretary of Transport for NSW
10:00AM - 12:00PM
5:00PM - 6:30PM
Connect with your peers and create innovative solutions to some of the state’s major policy initiatives.
Learn what inspires and motivates the Secretary of the NSW Premier’s Department
Build public sector connections and learn how to take your career to the next level
Build your public sector connections and knowledge to grow, while inspiring those around you.
7:30AM - 8:55AM
Learn what inspires and motivates the Secretary of Regional NSW
Get the skills and knowledge to help you advance your career in policy development
Everything you need to know about finance.
Do you need to take minutes and provide meeting support?
Learn the skills to interpret and communicate technical information to varying audiences. Understand how to integrate data into their documents and produce statistical insights relevant to your work.
Do you need to write clear and concise ministerial correspondence?
Learn about the relationship between the public sector and the NSW Government.
Learn how to make high-quality policy, administrative, business, and personal decisions
This course covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector. It is particularly suited to those working in an environment where there is a range of responsibilities which are diverse in nature ra....