The Liberal Party has been facing a serious ‘woman problem’. The lack of women representation has dropped since 1996, with women making up just 22 percent of Liberals in federal parliament and for Labor, it is 45 percent. The lower representation of women in the Liberal Party is dragging down the International image of Australia. … Continue reading Are there enough women representatives in the Australian federal parliament?
The biggest risk for the local government is health and safety, infrastructure and financial sustainability. According to a new analysis by Aon, it shows that many of the Australian councils are failing to adequately prepare for this risk. The report suggested that more than 50 percent of councils are not paying heed to the overarching … Continue reading 10 top risks for local government
Digital workplaces are the future for governments, they help to increase workplace productivity, support better decision making and support digital service delivery. The importance of the digital workplace environment was set out in the Victorian Government Information Technology Strategy 2016-2020 (IT strategy). The Strategy states that a good government is to move away from manual … Continue reading Transforming to a Digital Workplace
The opportunities for Big Data are great and wide ranging in the healthcare sector, the challenges especially in Australia are also as such. Big Data Techniques require data to be captured, stored, analysed and linked. But the current Australian healthcare policies faces challenges in enabling big data to realise its potential benefits according to the … Continue reading Challenges to Implementing Big Data in Hospitals
Risk pervades all aspects of organisational life, therefore understanding and leading risk contributes to enhancing individual and organisational performance. By examining psychological and sociological approaches to understanding risk, new insights to risk management practices can be applied within global organisations. In this Managing Risk in Organisations Executive Forum, attendees will examine how human architecture influences … Continue reading Managing Risk in Organisations – LSE comes to Sydney
There are a variety of factors that prevent women from achieving gender parity in the workplace. Personal factors like family obligations affect many women, but for many more, it is the structural and organisational barriers that stand in their way. For women struggling to overcome professional, personal and structural challenges, here are 7 top tips … Continue reading 7 Lessons Learned from Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference
The jury of 83 randomly selected people assembled recently to hear from experts and discuss various gender quotas that are fair and implementation tactics. This forms part of the Victorian Government’s consultation on its upcoming gender equality bill. The bill proposes new processes to plan and report on gender equality for all state government departments, … Continue reading Public Sector Gender quotas addressed by the Citizens’ jury
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