We live in extraordinary times. Never before in the history of humankind, have we experienced such rapid change.
Standing for public office is for those ‘crazy-brave few’ of us who are optimistic about the ability of politics to make a difference for our planet, your community or the economy.
Sally Dillon was already running in the 2020 Brisbane City Council elections when we opened applications to sponsor aspiring women politicians to attend QUT’s first Pathways to Politics for Women program. One of 16 successful applicants, Sally shares with us her experiences of the program, and what she took away from it.
Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) recognised that they needed some help to tackle future-orientated problems. They were looking to upskill their staff in a rapid way, to think more innovatively, and to commence developing a coaching culture for leadership. But where do you start?
Guest speaker, the Hon Tony Abbott AC, former Prime Minister of Australia, discusses his notable achievements and explores the topic of Public Value and the Future of Public Policy for Australia this session of the Public Sector Management discussion series.
I was sitting at a table way in the back of the Great Hall at Parliament House when a gentleman sat next to me and introduced himself: David Pryce, Deputy Director-General Access Canberra. It did not take long to find common ground which was the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).
Rapid urbanisation and population growth are straining our cities. To see the effects of this overextension of city resources you only need to travel during peak hour in any of Australia’s capital cities.
To help build a high-performing, future-focused Queensland public sector, each year the Queensland Public Service Commission partners with QUT to offer one-for-one scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander employees to undertake the highly regarded Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).
It has been my professional privilege to facilitate the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP), and its forerunner, since its inception in 1992. This work has taken me across…
In this episode of the QUT ExecInsights podcast, The Honourable Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia speaks about his achievements in public office, the importance of cooperative federalism and why a professional public service is vital to a high functioning nation.