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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’

17
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

16
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

16
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

12
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

12
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

11
Sep 19

ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on Strengthening the Aged Care Workforce

“As I travel around the country talking to aged care providers, there are two things they say keep them awake at night. One is funding and sustainability of the services, but the one that’s always talked about is the workforce- how we strengthen the workforce of the future, how we attract the workforce of the … Continue reading ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on Strengthening the Aged Care Workforce

11
Sep 19

Assessing your department’s DevOps maturity

 “Devops is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvement.” –  Jez Humble  Neither tool nor process, DevOps is a cultural revolution with 50% of organisations now implementing the methodology, according to Forrester. However ‘implementing’ is a broad term and its meaning differs greatly in the context of the organisation’s maturity. There are … Continue reading Assessing your department’s DevOps maturity