In our latest episode of Public Sector Perspectives, IPAA Victoria chats to Maria Katsonis FIPAA (Vic), Deputy Chair of Collaborative Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing, and hear her very personal story about wellbeing and mental illness in a public sector workplace.
Content Warning This interview contains references to suicide. If this discussion causes you distress and you need support or help, you can contact Lifeline’s 24-hour hotline on 13 11 14.
In this episode, we explore co-design principles in implementing some of the interim recommendations of the Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health.
We are joined by Paul Flowerdew, Director of the Transformation Strategy and Program Management Office, Mental Health and Wellbeing Division, Department of Health, Michelle Swann, Principal Adivser for Family/Carer Lived Experience, Mental Health and Wellbeing Division, Department of Health, and Karen Gallagher and Alex Moshevelis, co-design practitioners at Today, one of Australia's leading social impact agencies.
As part of IPAA Victoria’s campaign to celebrate the work of the public purpose sector here in Victoria, we highlight the extraordinary individuals who work in the public sector and provide outstanding public service, and the breadth of work that gets done.
In this episode, we speak with Ben Rimmer, Associate Secretary at Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, Victoria and CEO, Homes Victoria, who discusses the highlights of his distinguished career, his perspectives on State–Commonwealth relations post-election and his take on the value of the public sector.
To celebrate United Nations Public Service Day, IPAA Victoria is launching a new series to highlight the extraordinary individuals who work in the public sector and provide outstanding public service, and the breadth of work that gets done.
In this episode, we speak with Y Le – Director of Affordable Housing and Social Investment Group at Homes Victoria, which sits within the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing. Y discusses new ways of tackling housing, public policy and the importance of the public service.
To mark NAIDOC WEEK 2020 and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in this special episode of Public Sector Perspectives we are joined by Elly Patira, Executive Director, Treaty, Aboriginal Affairs Policy, Aboriginal COVID-19 Taskforce for the Department of Premier and Cabinet. Elly describes how Aboriginal communities in Victoria stopped the spread of COVID-19 through cultural and community-led action. Meanwhile, in the switch to working from home, there have also been surprising outcomes for engagement in the Treaty process.
Putting the gender lens over COVID-19. This episode of Public Sector Perspectives features Tanja Kovac, CEO of the newly formed peak body Gender Equity Victoria. How has the epidemic affected men and women differently and how has the community sector, on which the public sector depends for advice, expertise and service delivery, fared during the crisis?Gender Equity Victoria can be found at www.genvic.org.au
Applying a Gendered Lens to the Stay and Defend or Leave Early Approach to Bushfire Safety by Benjamin Reynolds and Meagan Tyler is in the December 2018 issue of the Australian Journal of Public Administration which is available free to all IPAA members.
Today on the show we look at how public sector managers are responding to the challenge of suddenly having to manage their teams remotely.
Click to find out more details about IPAA Victoria’s People Leaders’ Wellbeing Leadership Online Workshop Series