Public service employment

Report

19 Mar 2019
12

This report reflects what the Australian Public Service (APS) Review Panel has learned from their initial investigations and what changes the panel believes are needed to build an APS that is fit for the future.

Report

Attracting and retaining a highly skilled, diverse workforce to support the Government of Canada’s digital strategy
8 Mar 2019
115

Canada’s public service has charted an ambitious and comprehensive information management and technology strategy, and talent is one of its pillars. This report argues that leveraging diverse, inclusive, tolerant and supportive work environments can help attract the talent that the Government of Canada needs to...

Commentary

4 Feb 2019
33

Corrupt politicians and public servants will be under the spotlight of the new federal corruption watchdog. But if its proposed powers are any clue, it will have neither bark nor bite. Here's why.

Policy report

A 'Canada Next: 12 ways to get ahead of disruption' report
22 Jan 2019
82

This report argues that the Canadian public sector should expand its interchange program with the private sector in order to diversify its employees’ networks and skill sets and, in so doing, help the public service face employment challenges and disruptive technologies.

Report

13 Dec 2018
3

This year’s information release shows the public service in New Zealand has made significant progress towards increased representation of women in senior management and chief executive roles. It also shows progress in other priority areas including closing the gender pay gap, gender equity for chief...

Report

13 Dec 2018
16

The objective of this audit was to assess the Australian Public Service Commission’s and selected entities’ implementation of the Australian government’s workplace bargaining framework.

Discussion paper

13 Dec 2018
149

This paper provides an overview of the government’s proposed model for reforms directed at improving the current federal integrity framework by creating a Commonwealth Integrity Commission. The paper outlines current integrity arrangements, provides detail on the key aspects of the proposed reforms, and explains the...

Report

11 Dec 2018
59

This review is examining whether the APS’s capability, culture and operating model are suited to harness the opportunities of a transformed Australian economy and society, in an increasingly complex global context. This report outlines the consultation approach, findings and implications.

Report

4 Dec 2018
83

This report on current trends in corruption and integrity in the NSW public sector warns the public sector to be wary of risks associated with blurred lines between government and non-government sectors, badly-managed organisational change, and rules that unintentionally can encourage corrupt conduct.

Article

28 Nov 2018
9

APS review panel member and Coca-Cola Amatil Australia chief, Alison Watkins, reveals her observations of the public service and dwells on the role of business in contributing to the reform debate.

Report

26 Nov 2018
20

The 2017–18 SOSR has been structured around the themes of culture, capability and leadership. It is informed by data from the annual Australian Public Service (APS) agency survey and APS employee census, as well as the APS employment database.

Report

30 Oct 2018
14

This report analyses the internal controls and governance of the forty largest agencies in the New South Wales public sector for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Report

26 Oct 2018
24

This paper examines the nature of serious and organised crime group (SOCG) involvement in public sector corruption, associated risk factors and best-practice responses and prevention strategies.

Discussion paper

21 Aug 2018
320

The Victorian Gender Equality Bill, an Australian first, aims to ensure that the public sector takes active steps to promote gender equality. This paper sets out the key reforms proposed by the Bill.

Journal article

20 Aug 2018
20

This article draws upon a unique body of empirical research conducted by co-author Masashi Yui for his as yet uncompleted PhD in public policy, documenting all cases of organisational restructuring in the country’s state sector between 1960 and 2017.

Report

14 Aug 2018
276

This report highlights the corruption vulnerabilities associated with employment practices across the Victorian public sector and alerts public sector agencies to opportunities to strengthen their systems and practices to mitigate those vulnerabilities.

Report

1 Aug 2018
302

Drawing on the experiences and knowledge of almost 300 managers in four public sector jurisdictions, this report examines the role that middle managers play in operationalising gender equity-focused policies and provides suggested actions to drive best practice.

Submission

31 Jul 2018
176

This ANZSOG submission calls for the APS to take advantage of the growth of data, better recognise the role of states, not-for-profits and the private sector in service delivery, and change its understanding of integrity.

Report

26 Jul 2018
147

This report provides an overview of the corruption risks associated with public regulatory authorities in Victoria. It explores the causes of these risks, the factors that drive corruption risks in these authorities, and potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.

Commentary

21 Jun 2018
31

New research showed a professional cadre of public servants who prefer to consult with each other over the general public.

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