IPAA Victoria is the peak body for the public sector in Victoria. We connect public sector people, knowledge and ideas to strengthen our sector’s service to the Victorian community.
IPAA Victoria is the professional association for the public sector in Victoria.
Membership is open to all public and private sector organisations, not-for-profits and individuals with an interest in and commitment to the public sector in Victoria.
By joining and actively engaging with IPAA Victoria, you help ensure there is a strong, inclusive and representative collective voice for the public sector. And you help us to help you meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving public sector landscape.
Connecting public sector people, knowledge and ideas to strengthen our sector’s service to the Victorian community.
Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program (IELP)
The Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program (IELP) is designed for public sector employees at all stages of their career to bolster and embed a robust integrity culture in organisations and the public sector, by extending personal practice and building the confidence needed for ethical decision-making.
IPAA Victoria personal members are those people who have made a personal commitment to strengthen and advocate for the public sector in Victoria. By joining IPAA Victoria you are supporting not just yourself, but over 400,000 people who work in, with or for the public sector in Victoria.
Communities of Practice
IPAA Victoria’s Communities of Practice (CoP) are a series of specialist interest groups that allow both individual and corporate members of IPAA Victoria to connect, learn and share their experiences while exploring the very latest ideas, issues and best-practices related to each space.
Canvassing and balancing the needs of different stakeholders, keeping communities informed of project progress, providing channels for public feedback and evaluation – all of these are clearly critical to the success of any public sector program. And with declining trust in many government institutions, the need for transparent and respectful public engagement has never been greater.
This course focuses on the skills required to present in a variety of public sector environments, where your audience may be colleagues, managers, committee members, or even ministers. The course is designed to be broad-based and assist participants at all levels to gain immediate and measurable improvements in their delivery styles.
This “in conversation” event provides a wonderful opportunity to learn about Victoria’s interests in Asia, the importance of Asia capabilities and why public servants should be more Asia aware – through the insights and experience of Victoria’s Asia based Commissioners (Japan, Korea, China, India and Southeast Asia). Presented by the Asia Capabilities CoP & Global Victoria.
Drawing on two decades of experience in ministerial offices and government departments, Dennis Glover delivers a masterclass on the qualities and rich potential of a great public speech. As one of Australia’s most accomplished public sector speechwriters, Dennis will help you research, write and deliver a speech that is at once authoritative, informative, persuasive and compelling.
In this practical full-day workshop, seasoned financial strategist Mark Priadko examines the different purposes and types of data analyses, and presents various time-tested methods for presenting results to specific government audiences. Participants will be introduced to a range of analytical techniques that can help them make the most of the data available to them – and reduce the time and cost of applying their data in the development of evidence-based policy.
This full-day IPAA workshop is designed for program managers and project managers with budget and cost centre responsibilities, as well as members of agencies or business unit finance teams who want to improve their budgeting knowledge and skills.
This hands-on half-day workshop guides participants through a step-by-step framework for strategic planning, which is specifically geared to solving complex problems in the public sector. Renowned facilitator Dr Dahle Suggett will introduce you to a Strategic Planning Framework that includes effective methods and tools for inquiry, data collection, and building the conditions for collaboration and innovation in a planning team.
IPAA Victoria’s popular Project management course is designed for any public sector employee who is responsible for designing, managing or reporting on projects or programs, as well as grant managers, contract managers, and members of governance bodies. The course provides a refresher on the core practices and terminology of project management, as well as tools and an overarching framework for project management, monitoring, risk assessment, and engagement with sponsors and stakeholders.
This full-day course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and perspective to work more effectively in government. It holds something of relevance for employees at all levels of the public sector – and has been successfully delivered to people in their first days in government, through to Deputy Secretaries and Executive Directors.
Tickets on sale now! The 2019-20 State Budget will now be delivered on Monday 27 May, by the Treasurer of Victoria, The Hon Tim Pallas MP. The following morning on Tuesday 28 May, IPAA Victoria’s annual State Budget Briefing Breakfast will be one of the best ways for you to learn about the most important Victorian government policy document for 2019-20.
Live broadcast event for Geelong - 2019 State Budget Breakfast. The 2019-20 State Budget will now be delivered on Monday 27 May, by the Treasurer of Victoria, The Hon Tim Pallas MP. The following morning on Tuesday 28 May, IPAA Victoria’s annual State Budget Briefing Breakfast will be one of the best ways for you to learn about the most important Victorian government policy document for 2019-20.
This is a rare opportunity to meet senior leaders from across the Victorian Public Service. Hear from DHHS, DJCS, DOT and the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) on key priorities of the re-elected Victorian Government, including mental health, crime prevention, transport and risk management. Presented by IPAA Victoria's Young Professionals Network (YIPAA) and the Graduate Recruit Alumni Society (GRAS).
IPAA Victoria was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Merle Jackomos OAM.