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IPAA - ACT DIVISION

Welcome to the Institute of Public Administration Australia ACT Division website.

Connecting to those who think and deliver in the Public Sector 

The Institute of Public Administration Australia ACT Division is a non-profit, non partisan professional body for all who have an interest in the promotion of good governance and excellence in public administration.

The Institute, with its state and territory divisions, is long-established and is highly respected both within and beyond Australia. Our members are drawn from all areas of the public & private sectors, academia, and the student community.

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 Winners

HARD COPY REPORTS  
FMA Agencies
 
Gold: Australian Taxation Office  
Silver: Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority  
Bronze: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade  
Highly Commended: Department of Immigration and Citizenship  
   
CAC Bodies  
Gold: Indigenous Business Australia  
Silver: Aboriginal Hostels Limited  
Bronze: Airservices Australia  
Highly Commended: Cotton Research and Development Corporation  
Highly Commended: Torres Strait Regional Authority  
   
ACT Gov't  
Gold: ACT Policing  
Silver: Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate  
Bronze: Education and Training Directorate  
   
ONLINE REPORTS  
FMA Agencies  
Gold: Australian Taxation Office  
Silver: Australian Electoral Commission  
Bronze: Department of Finance & Deregulation  
Bronze: Department of Health and Ageing  
   
CAC Bodies  
Gold: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  
Silver: Reserve Bank of Australia  
Bronze: Grains Research and Development Corporation  
   
ACT Gov't  
Highly Commended: Education and Training Directorate  
   
Department Shield 2011-12  
Australian Taxation Office  
   
Long Serving Assessors' Certificates of Appreciation and Acknowledgement  
Meredith Harkness
Formerly CSIRO, and now Department of Defence
Assessor for 5 years
 
Louise O'Brien
CSIRO
Assessor for 4 years
 
Karen Robinson
CSIRO
Assessor for 4 years
 
   
Certificates of Appreciation Agencies providing a number of assessors  
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry  
Department of Finance and Deregulation  
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  

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  • Annual Report Awards
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ARAThe Awards

The Annual Report Awards (ARAs) are one of IPAA ACT's 'flagship' events, and they epitomise what IPAA is here to do – that is, to encourage excellence and good governance in public sector administration.

The ARAs are intended to honour the achievements of public sector work groups, units and teams.
 
ARABannerThe Awards

The Annual Report Awards (ARAs) are one of IPAA ACT's 'flagship' events, and they epitomise what IPAA is here to do – that is, to encourage excellence and good governance in public sector administration.

 
 
  • 2015 Australian Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management
  • Eligibility and Nomination Process

The Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) ACT Division administers the Australian Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management. These pre-eminent Public Sector Awards aim to encourage and recognise better practice and innovation in all levels of Government in Australia. These Awards are designed to honour the achievements of public sector work groups, units and teams rather than individuals.
 

Awards Banner2014 small Awards Eligibility and Nomination Process

Any work unit, group or team within the Commonwealth, State or Territory and local government Public Sectors may nominate an initiative for the 2015 Australian Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management. Only public sector organisations are eligible to nominate. Initiatives that involve other organisations, private sector and/or community-based organisations are also eligible but only if the initiative is sponsored by the nominating public sector organisation. It is imperative that nominations that fall into this category are endorsed by the Secretary/CEO of the nominating public sector organisation. Cross agency or whole of government initiatives are also eligible and are strongly encouraged... 

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  • 2015 Media Release
2014 PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITIESProfessional Capabilities

IPAA is developing professional capability standards to encourage the development of high quality, capable and professional public servants. The use of these capability standards should contribute to improved value for money for government businesses, higher quality and consistent public sector performance, and enhance the careers of those working at the professional level within the public sector.
 

PRESSRELEASE

Media Release

Launch of IPAA's regulatory professional capability standards guidance
3 February 2015

IPAA's regulatory professional capability standards guidance for the public sector was officially launched by the Head of Domestic Policy, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Ms Rebecca Cross, at the IPAA ACT 2015 Programme Launch in Canberra yesterday evening.
This is the third of IPAA's professional capability standards and complements professional standards for procurement and policy issued in February 2014. The standards provide guidance on the technical skills and knowledge expected of public sector officers working as professionals in these roles. The guidance complements the public sector employment and leadership capability frameworks issued by public sector commissions across Australia.....

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IPAA Membership

Membership of the ACT Division of IPAA is open to those who have a continuing interest or involvement in public administration and management. The Institute is a professional non-political organisation with divisions in all states and territories and coordinated by a National Council.

IPAA ACT promotes excellence and good governance in public administration. Our members come from 70 Commonwealth and ACT Government agencies and private sector organisations that support the public sector in the ACT.

 

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IPAA ACT wishes to acknowledge the major role played by its corporate supporters in promoting the Institute and its vision and goals in both public and private sectors and looks forward to maintaining these valuable relationships. The ACT Division of IPAA has been very fortunate to establish cooperative links with the following organisations:
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KPMG
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