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News, 11 December 2018

People value the public service, want it to succeed and often refer to it's work with the people who are most in need of support. More from our workshops.

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News, 11 December 2018

Most organisations would love to have our sense of purpose, says panel member Maile Carnegie. Read her observations on this review and the public service itself.

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News, 7 December 2018

Help this review to explore issues and test our thinking. Because in testing it, that’s how we’ll find good recommendations. 

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News, 30 November 2018

We commissioned research to understand which megatrends will have the biggest impact on the future of the Australian public service.

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News, 26 November 2018

Panel member Alison Watkins shares her observations of the public service and some of the similarities and differences she’s found to her own organisation. 

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Speech, 26 November 2018

At an event for future leaders, the head of our secretariat reflected on his career and public sector reform. A useful recap of our vision and possible recommendations so far.

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News, 8 November 2018

The Canberra Times quotes David Thodey’s comments on the likely shape of recommendations and his call for big, bold ideas.

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News, 7 November 2018

The review is drawing on a wide range of evidence to inform and shape its thinking.

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Speech, 7 November 2018

Our Chair David Thodey gave an update on the review, how we think about the future, the vision we’re pursuing for the public service in 2030 and our next stage of engagement.

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News, 7 November 2018

Public sector outlet, The Mandarin, summarises a 5 point vision for the future of Australia’s public service.

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News, 19 October 2018

Panel member Professor Glyn Davis reflected on what the review is hearing as part of this podcast with the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society

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Speech, 10 October 2018

The Minister for Finance and the Public Service provided the keynote address at the APSwide conference, including reflections on the Australian public service review.

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Speech, 10 October 2018

The Australian Public Service Commissioner spoke about the future of the public service, including this review, in his first major speech.

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News, 27 September 2018

Review Chair David Thodey speaks about the aim of the review and the range of work done by Australian public servants.  

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News, 27 September 2018

Read about this core function of the public service in our interview with panel member Glyn Davis. Glyn explains why he joined the review and shares his thoughts on capability. 

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Speech, 27 September 2018

Our Chair David Thodey talked leadership, risk, setting objectives and transparency in his latest speech on 2 public sector reviews.

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Speech, 27 September 2018

On Thursday 27 September, panel member Gordon de Brouwer responded to David Thodey’s memorial research lecture A tale of 2 reviews. This response addresses the review of the governance Act.

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News, 17 August 2018

Over the next few months, this review will be hosting face-to-face workshops to explore issues, spark ideas and test our thinking.

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Speech, 15 August 2018

On Wednesday 15 August, the Chair of the Australian Public Service review David Thodey delivered this speech at a dinner for the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ conference on the public sector in modern society.

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Panel statement, 1 August 2018

I wish to extend my appreciation to everyone who contributed through the submissions process for the APS Review. 

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Media release, 12 July 2018

The Minister responsible for the public service welcomed our Chair’s David Thodey’s announcement of a reference group of national and international experts.

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Panel statement, 11 July 2018

Panel Chair David Thodey announced our 2 week extension, the upload of our first batch of submissions and a new reference group for the review.

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News, 3 July 2018

Panel Chair David Thodey's interview with a public sector news outlet covered a range of topics.

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Speech, 3 July 2018

In his innovation-themed speech, the head of the Australian public service announced a regular national survey of citizens and spoke a little about our review.

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News, 2 July 2018

Panel Chair David Thodey spoke with the Canberra Times about looking ahead for the public service.

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Panel statement, 4 June 2018

As Chair of our panel, David Thodey encourages everyone to take part in the APS Review public consultation.

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Media release, 4 June 2018

The Minister responsible for the public service supported the panel's open call for submissions.

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News, 4 May 2018

20 heads of public service organisations have written to all members of the Australian public service in support of the Prime Minister's announcement of the APS Review.

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Media release, 4 May 2018

The government has announced an independent review of the Australian public service.