The glass ceiling is still prevalent in the public sector. But as years go by, the ceiling is starting to crack. Women in Australia now comprise of 48% of executives in the Victorian public service, it has gone up a substantial 10% from a decade ago. The numbers rose four points in the last seven … Continue reading Shattering the Glass Ceiling in the Public Sector!
The basic elements of an active learning classroom are conventional, there is no one-size-fits all. All school designs are really based on the alumni of the school. To a large extent the brand or the voice of the school plays a key role in spatial design. To achieve the custom fit your school needs, the … Continue reading How can you hack your learning space on a budget?
Risk management is at the forefront of corporate governance in public sector organisations. The structures, processes, corporate values, culture and behaviour are all paradigms of a business that need continual risk assessment. It is important for a government organisation to find the perfect fit for managing risk. A typical risk management process in a public … Continue reading Understanding Risk Management in the Public Sector
Clinical Procedures likely to have little to no benefit are still being performed in Australian hospitals. Not only wasting resources like bed days that could be freed up for more needy patients; But also taxpayers dollars in the million. A landmark study led by professor Adam Elshaug of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at … Continue reading Are the Low-Value procedures worth your hospital’s reputation?
A major failure in infrastructure has cost Italy a lot of damages in Genoa’s Morandi Bridge collapse case, which is reported to be the 10th bridge collapse in Italy. Australia is headed the same way with ageing Australian bridges facing little to no infrastructure control. “More ‘end-of-life failures’ such as that in Genoa could happen … Continue reading Can Australia keep up with its infrastructure needs?
In February 2018 we hosted the Finance Transformation in Government conference in Canberra. It attracted Chief Financial Officers and Senior Finance professionals from across the APS. The Speaker line-up included CFO’s from, the Department of Immigration & Border Protection, NSW Department of Industry, the ATO and ACT Health to mention a few. Steven Groves, the … Continue reading Finance Transformation in Government 2018
In a bid to achieve better health and social outcomes for Australian veterans, Labor has announced its dedication to introduce compulsory reporting on these matters to ensure effective policy and practices are in place. Following our British counterpart which assures their soldiers “fair treatment, to be valued and respected as individuals, and that they (and … Continue reading Moving towards better health outcomes for Veterans
“I think customers in the energy sector have largely been left behind while other sectors have moved on,” Melissa Reynolds told the Financial Review. Melissa Reynolds has over 30 years experience in product, marketing, brand, sales and service in consumer and business markets. This includes leading large scale customers and digital change in the financial … Continue reading Customer Centricity: A key issue in the energy markets