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Good morning

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2019 Public Sector Innovation Awards! Its great to see such an inspiring range of projects and initiatives across the public sector.

It is shaping up to be a memorable month ahead with Frances Adamson's Secretary Series address on Monday 12 August, the Prime Minister's Address to the Australian Public Service on Monday 19 August and Dr Martin Parkinson's Secretary Valedictory on Monday 26 August.

Looking ahead to September we will be welcoming a new President and a newly elected Council for the period 2019-2021. I look forward to sharing this information with you next month.

Drew Baker
Chief Executive Officer
IPAA ACT
SPECIAL EVENT
PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA
ADDRESS TO THE AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE

MONDAY 19 AUGUST - GREAT HALL, PARLIAMENT HOUSE

The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia and Minister for the Public Service, will deliver a special address to the Australian Public Service on Monday 19 August at Parliament House. The event will be hosted by Frances Adamson and will include opening remarks from Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM and a vote of thanks from Peter Woolcott AO. More information on the address can be found on our website here.
UPCOMING EVENTS
CORPORATE REBELS
WEDNESDAY 7 AUGUST - NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

IPAA and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canberra are pleased to welcome Corporate Rebels co-founders Pim de Morree and Joost Minaar, for a conversation on 'shaking up' the workplace. Tickets are available on our website here.
SECRETARY SERIES | FRANCES ADAMSON
MONDAY 12 AUGUST - NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

Join IPAA ACT for a Secretary Series address with Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and IPAA ACT President. This will be one of Frances' last speaking engagements as President. More information can be found on our website here
VALEDICTORY | DR MARTIN PARKINSON AC PSM
MONDAY 27 AUGUST - NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

IPAA is pleased to host a Valedictory address by Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, who will conclude his term as Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet at the end of August. Tickets have now sold out although information about the wait-list can be found here.
GOVERNANCE IN CHANGING DEMOCRACY
WEDNESDAY 28 to THURSDAY 29 AUGUST 2019 - HYATT HOTEL

IPAA is pleased to be partnering with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) to host a one-day conference on governance issues affecting the public sector in Australia. Tickets and further information including the speaker line-up is available on our website here
2019 IPAA NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Early bird registrations for the 2019 IPAA National Conference close on 9 August! Register now to join the public sector's thought leaders and innovators from across Australia and neighbouring countries, who will come together in Darwin, Northern Territory to connect and exchange ideas at the IPAA National Conference this September. More information can be found on the conference website here.
INITIATIVES AND RESOURCES
PUBLIC SECTOR INNOVATION AWARDS   
2019 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Public Sector Innovation Awards! The winners were announced at an Award Ceremony on 31 July 2019. Photos and video capturing the colour and excitement of the Ceremony can be found below or on our website here
IPAA ACT INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
JOIN NOW FOR 2019-20

An IPAA membership can connect you to professionals from across the public and private sector, providing access to a range of events, activities and initiatives. Membership is an investment into your future and is tax deductible. More information can be found on our website here.
MOAD: LIBERALISM & AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY
TUESDAY 27 AUGUST - OLD PARLIAMENT HOSUE

The Muesum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) invites you to a public talk by the Hon Dr David Kemp AC, Chair of the MoAD Board. Dr Kemp will reflect on the contribution of liberalism to Australia’s democratic story, as part of Democracy 2025’s Future Democracy series. Register here
RECENT EVENTS
NAIDOC: A WHOLE OF GOVERNMENT
INDIGENOUS POLICY AND EVALUATION STRATEGY

TUESDAY 2 JULY - OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE

IPAA ACT were pleased to host a breakfast event in advance of NAIDOC Week 2019Whole of Government Indigenous Policy and Evaluation Strategy. The event featured a keynote address by Romlie Mokak, Indigenous Policy Evaluation Commissioner at the Productivity Commission. More event resources can be found on our website here.
Click to view highlights video (59 minutes)
(above L-R: Alison Larkins, Romlie Mokak, Bobby Maher, Professor Ian Anderson AO and Dr Jill Guthrie)
(above L-R: Romlie Mokak and Dr Jill Guthrie during the panel discussion)
(above L-R: Bobby Maher and Professor Ian Anderson AO during the panel discussion)
TRANSFORMATION: MODERNISING THE AFP
MONDAY 29 JULY - DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

Andrew Colvin APM OAM, Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police provided a keynote address on Monday 29 July at the Department of Finance. The event was hosted by Carmel McGregor PSM, IPAA ACT Deputy President, with opening remarks were made by Rosemary Huxtable PSM, Secretary of the Department of Finance. More event resources can be found on our website here.
Click to view highlights video (50 minutes)
(above L-R: Chris Moraitis PSM, Carmel McGregor PSM, Andrew Colvin APM OAM, Rosemary Huxtable PSM, and Peter Woolcott AO)
(above L-R: Carmel McGregor PSM, Andrew Colvin APM OAM and Rosemary Huxtable PSM during the panel discussion)
PUBLIC SECTOR INNOVATION AWARDS CEREMONY
WEDNESDAY 31 JULY - IAN POTTER TECHNOLOGY CENTRE

The winners of the 2019 Public Sector Innovation Awards were announced at an Awards Ceremony at the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre on 31 July 2019. The awards were presented by Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. More event resources can be found on our website here.
Click to view highlights video (3 minutes)
(above L-R: the 2019 Public Sector Innovation Awards Trophies)
IPAA wishes to acknowledge the support of our partners:

IPAA EVENT RESOURCES

You can access past event photos, videos, transcripts and more on the IPAA website.
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