20 Mar 2018 (All day) to 22 Mar 2018 (All day)

The Cities 4.0 Summit is Australia’s most innovative smart cities event.

The speaker line-up is a showcase of the amazing people, ideas and projects that are blazing the trail for smart cities globally and locally.

The conference programme features 5 international keynote speakers...

20 Mar 2018 - 08:30 to 22 Mar 2018 - 16:30

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The Policy Research Methods Workshop consists of three distinct Workshop days that can be taken in any combination, either in one continuous package or as individual components. Focused on enhancing participants’...

20 Mar 2018 - 08:45 to 22 Mar 2018 - 17:00

Creating, enabling and nurturing a stellar customer experience (CX) is what separates those that lead and innovate from those that fall behind. According to a recent KPMG study, over the next five years almost 89% of CEOs expect to be competing on the basis of CX. To ensure competitive advantage...

21 Mar 2018 - 08:00 to 23 Mar 2018 - 16:30

Public events attracting large crowds are vulnerable to deliberate and accidental threats that could disrupt event continuity with serious physical and financial consequences. Public event operators, governments, infrastructure owners, emergency services and all other security and safety...

22 Mar 2018 - 08:30 to 23 Mar 2018 - 16:30

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Effective communication is arguably the most important aspect of a leadership role in the Public Sector. Leaders need to constantly capitalise on their communication skills to manage complex...

26 Mar 2018 - 13:00 to 18:00

Which preconditions of good health or ill health are most fundamental and most ripe for remedial investment? Is smoking, poor diet, parasite load, socio-economic disadvantage, discrimination, poor education or lack of exercise most likely to influence health at population scale? Which...

27 Mar 2018 (All day) to 28 Mar 2018 (All day)

This is a must attend event for school Principals, Heads of Boarding, policy makers, educators and researchers.

The future of Indigenous education and boarding is being determined now. This is your opportunity to participate in the process.

The Indigenous education and boarding...

27 Mar 2018 (All day)

Expanding on the highly successful, Public Sector Innovation Summit series, join local, state and federal government agencies and statutory bodies to drive greater productivity, deliver greater value from public money and increase the ability to respond quickly and effectively to emerging...

27 Mar 2018 - 09:00 to 28 Mar 2018 - 05:00

The volume of data recorded about our lives is increasing exponentially yet we are not getting any closer to the holy grail of evidence-based policy.

We need to cut through the ‘white noise’ of unanalysed data and work out how together we can harness its power. This will require a people-...

4 Apr 2018 - 09:30 to 12:30

A well-written annual report tells a powerful story – but many people see the process (and the final product) as dry and boring. Learn to deliver concise and dynamic annual reports stakeholders will actually read. And learn how to manage the process effectively and on time.


9 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

10 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

11 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

13 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

17 Apr 2018 (All day) to 18 Apr 2018 (All day)


Every year people and communities across Australia experience emergencies and natural disasters, but not all members of communities are equally affected.

Many people from diverse, marginalised or underrepresented communities experience disasters differently, facing unique...

17 Apr 2018 - 08:00 to 19 Apr 2018 - 16:30


Social media is promising new opportunities across a broad spectrum of public services. As the Internet and its applications extend globally, an increasing number of governments and their public service agencies are embracing social media as one of the major mechanisms to interact with...

17 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

17 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 20 Apr 2018 - 16:30

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As a society, we are constantly moving, adapting and evolving. Business processes come and go, meaning our modern software will one day become obsolete. As new technologies continue to present themselves, we are required to adapt...

18 Apr 2018 - 08:30 to 13:00

Register now and attend the conference for only $195 using the below link - APO Newsletter subscribers/members and Government members only:

1 May 2018 - 08:00 to 3 May 2018 - 16:30

The emergency management sector in Australia is under increasing pressure in response to a number of emergent risks ranging from climate change to population growth and rising terrorism threats. As a result, the cost of cleaning up natural disasters is estimated to surge to $40 billion by 2050....

1 May 2018 - 08:45 to 3 May 2018 - 16:30

Though most of Australia’s states are well ahead in their roll-out of the NDIS, disability providers in Western Australia are left grappling with the state’s slow progress. The Northern Territory are experiencing challenges of their own, seeing their rural demographic has come with challenges of...

9 May 2018 - 09:00 to 11 May 2018 - 17:30

Government Service Delivery Summit 2018 seeks to bring together heads of service delivery across different streams from local, state and federal government to discuss how to navigate the transition to a different methodology of delivering...

15 May 2018 - 09:30 to 16 May 2018 - 05:30

Gamification Australia 2018: The Works
15 - 16 May 2018, Melbourne, Australia
One Day Forum and One Day Workshop

16 May 2018 - 08:30 to 18 May 2018 - 15:00

Overcoming Indigenous Family Violence Two Day Conference 

Darwin | 16 - 17 May, 2018 

Indigenous Family Violence is a national issue that requires a nationwide effort to overcome.

The 2018 Indigenous Family Violence program was researched in consultation...

22 May 2018 - 08:00 to 24 May 2018 - 16:30

We are dealing with an entire generation of digital-engagers. With 99% of 18-29 year olds in Australia and 96% of undergraduate students on social media, the most powerful tool for current and prospective student engagement is in the online universe. Using social media effectively will expand...

23 May 2018 - 08:00 to 24 May 2018 - 16:30

The new wave of supply chain disruption has arrived.

Are you ready?

ASCI2018 represents a game changing opportunity for supply chain professionals.

Attend and learn how to recognise the impacts of disruption. Create transformational strategies that will empower your...

13 Jun 2018 - 09:30 to 12:30

Learn how to improve your own or others' writing by acquiring the know-how of structural editing, copy editing, and proofreading in the workplace.

This half-day course includes introductions to the following:

  • The structural editing process: developing a strong internal
  • ...
27 Jun 2018 - 08:15 to 29 Jun 2018 - 16:30

It is widely accepted that corporate communications has a crucial role to play in managing internal and external communications. A growing number of companies recognize the value of corporate communications and are adapting their budgets and internal structures accordingly.


18 Jul 2018 (All day) to 20 Jul 2018 (All day)

The Demography & Growth Planning team at Charles Darwin University is looking forward to welcoming you to Darwin in July 2018 for the 19th Australian Population Association Conference. Along with stimulating content and great networking opportunities, delegates will enjoy Darwin’s perfect...

25 Jul 2018 - 09:00 to 27 Jul 2018 - 15:30

AIFS 2018 Conference – What matters most to families in the 21st century?

Families matter. What’s working – and not working – for them, now? What futures can we create that strengthen family relationships and foster social and economic wellbeing?

Can we imagine a...

9 Aug 2018 - 07:00 to 12 Aug 2018 - 14:30

Better Boards Conference

Date: 9 - 12 August 2018

Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre

Theme: Customer-centric Governance — Driving Social Impact

This popular governance event attracts approximately 500 NFP board members and CEOs, making...

22 Oct 2018 (All day) to 24 Oct 2018 (All day)

Are you committed to using evidence to improve lives? Are you involved in creating policies, designing programs or changing behaviours to create sustainable change in Australia or worldwide?

The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit will help you access, understand, synthesis and use...