Upcoming Courses

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Future-proofing information access rights

Right to Know Week 2020

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Public sector innovation in the Asia‐Pacific

Trends, challenges, and opportunities

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Building a better public service after COVID-19

The view from Canberra

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The biggest productivity increase of the century?

‘Working from home’ has done more than the micro-economic reforms of the 1990s

Become a member


  • Professional membership
  • Available to anyone who works in or with the public sector. As a Professional member, you will receive the following:
  • Our weekly electronic news service, Ignite, with full access to articles and insights on public sector best practice
  • Professional member rates (heavily discounted from the non-member rate) on professional development learning courses
  • Invitations (with heavily discounted rates) to around 40 networking events held throughout the year and featuring many influential senior public sector leaders
  • The opportunity to attend our Annual Spann Oration, Stewards of the Sector series of events and Picnic in the Park free of charge
  • The opportunity for pre-sale on our most popular events
  • Attendee lists sent to your inbox for the events you are registered for
  • An online subscription to the Australian Journal of Public Administration (valued at $80)
  • Free access to the Delivering Public Services in a Pandemic series which is only available to members
  • Free access to the online Public Sector Fundamentals Program (valued at $800)
  • Voting rights for our elected Council which is voted upon annually in the lead up to the Annual General Meeting
  • The opportunity to join special networking groups including the Women's Leadership Network, the Young Professionals Network and NSW Public Sector Communities of Practice
  • A MIPAA post nominal to distinguish yourself as a Professional member
  • Access to private work space at the IPAA NSW office located in the Sydney CBD
  • $250 per annum

    (reduced rate on application only)

  • Affiliate membership
  • Only available to NSW public sector employees. As an Affiliate member, you will receive the following:
  • Our weekly electronic news service, Ignite, with access to some articles and insights on public sector best practice
  • Affiliate member rates (discounted from the non-member rate) on some professional development learning courses
  • Invitations (with discounted rates) to around 40 networking events held throughout the year and featuring many influential senior public sector leaders
  • Free access to the Delivering Public Services in a Pandemic series which is only available to members
  • Free access to the online Public Sector Fundamentals Program (valued at $800)
  • FREE 

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