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‘Curate More, Create Less’ – Implementing a Public Sector Digital Marketing Strategy

Andrés López-Varela is a marketing consultant with a wealth of experience. We spoke to him on the importance of a digital marketing strategy and the unique challenges faced by the public sector when implementing one. Here are his thoughts: How important is content in a public sector digital marketing strategy? I think content is one … Continue reading ‘Curate More, Create Less’ – Implementing a Public Sector Digital Marketing Strategy

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Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

The financial cost of designing new learning spaces means that it is crucial for schools to get it right the first time around. A tested and optimised process for planning, implementing and measuring the outcomes of new learning spaces is crucial, not only to justify the cost, but to ensure that schools remain agile to … Continue reading Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

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Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service - Download the ebook!

Growth in digital innovations has created a range of opportunities for enhanced customer service delivery. However, government agencies continue to grapple with effectively managing customer service channels while continuing to gather and analyse meaningful customer data. In addition, as the front facing component of the public sector evolves, it is important to bring internal stakeholders … Continue reading Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service – Download the ebook!

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Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

Claremont College is a thriving co-educational primary school, renowned across Sydney as a school that achieves excellence in all aspects of its operation. Claremont College is an inclusive school where students with a wide range of abilities and special needs are catered for through a fully integrated approach to learning within a co-teaching model. Claremont … Continue reading Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

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Data.gov.au to become a 'world-leading example of public open data'

The data.gov.au platform is set to become a “world-leading example of public open data infrastructure” under new plans by the Data Infrastructure Engagement (DIGE) team and Data61 (CSIRO’s digital research network). Data61 was tasked with employing “data analytics to connect disparate government datasets and publicly release them on open data platforms” as part of the … Continue reading Data.gov.au to become a ‘world-leading example of public open data’

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Sep 19

Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

Cath Jules started Criterion Conferences with a desk, phone and computer in the corner of a friend’s office. Ten years on, the company is a bustling hub of 70+ people driving social change and solutions to the biggest challenges facing Australian businesses.  Given the evolution of the company, Criterion saw it fit to re-define the … Continue reading Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

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Sep 19

ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on The Future of Aged Care – Beyond the Interim Report of the Royal Commission

“There’s never been a more important time in aged care than the time we’re living in right now. The Royal Commission is giving us the opportunity to have a national conversation about what really matters in aged care.” – Pat Sparrow, Chief Executive Officer, ACSA Join Pat Sparrow, Chief Executive Officer of the Aged & … Continue reading ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on The Future of Aged Care – Beyond the Interim Report of the Royal Commission

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Sep 19

What local government women need to hear – Ruth McGowan OAM

“You need to be hungry. That is work on yourself and be committed, because things never just fall on your lap in your career. You need goals, a plan and a strategy to get there and to have thought through how you’ll manage some of the inevitable sticklers that will be in your way.” Having … Continue reading What local government women need to hear – Ruth McGowan OAM

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Sep 19

Removing the mental health stigma from the workplace

Very few of us leave our work at our desks at 5pm. Our deadlines follow us through our devices and many find ourselves scrolling through our emails while still bleary-eyed in bed or answering requests after work hours.  Unsurprisingly, mental health issues such as depression and anxiety are becoming increasingly common in the workplace and … Continue reading Removing the mental health stigma from the workplace

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Sep 19

Breastmilk, Parliament and an Office for Men

Senator Larissa Waters was behind one of the most significant moments for women in Australian politics, and simultaneously one of the most insignificant.  “You go into politics to make a difference and it often feels intangible- this moment changed that,” she told news.com.au. The first woman to breastfeed her child while passing a motion before … Continue reading Breastmilk, Parliament and an Office for Men

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Sep 19

Comprehensive Care Vs Comprehensively Cared For

With the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards now in full swing, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is primarily focused on protecting the public from harm and improving the quality of health service provision. One of the biggest changes from the first … Continue reading Comprehensive Care Vs Comprehensively Cared For

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Sep 19

Aus vs UK – An Open Banking Comparison

Open banking is the latest buzz term echoing throughout the global finance sector. A seismic shift in banking, the change is driven by regulatory changes, evolving consumer preferences and technology-enabled innovation. The first country to take a consumer-centric approach to data, the United Kingdom established themselves as early leaders of open data in 2010 with … Continue reading Aus vs UK – An Open Banking Comparison

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Sep 19

Quick Reference Guide to Children experiencing Family & Domestic Violence

Domestic and family violence is a major health and welfare issue occurring across age groups, cultural demographics and communities, however it predominantly affects women and children. More than two-thirds (68%) of mothers who had children in their care when they experienced violence from their previous partner said their children had seen or heard the violence. Children who … Continue reading Quick Reference Guide to Children experiencing Family & Domestic Violence