25 October 2016 to 27 October 2016
Le Montage

Did you know: Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia and there is no cure.

Improving outcomes for people living with dementia needs to be a key priority across Australia for aged care providers, healthcare and government.

Discover how Australia's aged care industry will respond to the growing and complex needs of Australians living with dementia at this year's 2nd Annual Dementia Strategy Summit.Read more
25 October 2016 to 26 October 2016
Woodward Conference Centre

The course is designed for public sector employees who need to use or critically evaluate research evidence that informs policy and decision-making, or who may need to commission research for these purposes. Its emphasis is not on the technical aspects of research and analysis, but rather on broader issues.Read more
26 October 2016 to 27 October 2016
Melbourne Marriott Hotel

This conference will address some of the toughest challenges currently facing the leaders of this sector, and offer practical strategies and new ways of thinking to assure the sustainability of Australia’s NFPs into the future, whilst achieving the integral balance between commerciality and compassion.


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26 October 2016 to 27 September 2016

This workshop is designed to help senior public servants think and act innovatively about challenges within their department or agency. It will assist participants to devise and implement solutions to deep and pressing problems through developing strategies and equipping them with the relevant tools, to foster innovation in their agencies and organisations and in the sectors and systems for which they are responsible.Read more
26 October 2016
Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus – Penang Room (Library Conference Room, Level 3)

You are invited to a lunchtime research seminar, where Associate Professor Robyn Eversole, Director of the Institute for Regional Development at the University of Tasmania, will speak to Knowledge Partnering for Impact: Stories from Regional AustraliaRead more
27 October 2016 to 28 October 2016
Parliament Buildings

Advancing Better Government through Legislative StewardshipHow do we design legislative and regulatory systems so that we can protect the interests of the future, including those of our future selves and future generations?...Read more
28 October 2016
University Hall, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway , Ultimo

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - Research Symposium - Register by 23 September 2016Read more
28 October 2016
Lambton Rooms, Level 1, Intercontinental Hotel, 1 Grey Street, Wellington

Contemporary public policies are usually understood and practised in rationalist terms: with objectivity, analytical thinking and structured planning processes. The same applies to any long term planning. The role of storytelling tends to be dismissed as irrelevant to the policy process and not worthy of serious consideration. But this seminar will discuss how and why stories are integral to the work of governance and policy making, to mobilising society’s resources towards a shared vision, and to a more engaged and collaborative effort to build a collective future.Read more
2 November 2016 to 3 November 2016
SMC Conference Centre, 66 Goulburn Street

The aim of the Engaging Innovation 2016 conference is to evolve the role of policy within an increasingly disrupted and contested media landscape. Three keynote speakers have now been announced.Read more
3 November 2016
Hunter Council Chamber, Level 2, Hunter Building, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn campus

Growing our economic capital: Investing in sustainable improvement in our wellbeing

Mr Makhlouf will talk about how the focus of public policy should be on governing and investing (on behalf of people today and into the future) towards enhancing resilience to systemic risks, sustaining social cohesion, increasing the growth potential of the economy, improving equity across society and generations, and ensuring sustainability of wellbeing as people go about their daily business of living and improving their lives.Read more