23
Nov 18

Digital Government Update!

On 21st November 2018, the Australian Government announced its 7 year strategy for full Digital Transformation meaning that all services will be available digitally in 2025. “Intended changes include being able to register births, marriages and deaths across federal, state and territory governments in one instance rather than for each individual body.The Government also intends … Continue reading Digital Government Update!

16
Oct 18

10 top risks for local government

Author:Ash Natesh

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

03
Oct 18

Transforming to a Digital Workplace

Author:Ash Natesh

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

17
Sep 18

Understanding Risk Management in the Public Sector

Author:Ash Natesh

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

13
Sep 18

Finance Transformation in Government 2018

Author:Ash Natesh

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

30
Aug 18

Latest News: Risk Management in Australia

Author:Ash Natesh

Risk remains the same in the public sector?! Has there really been no change? Find out how to employ data-driven methods for risk measurement, encourage organisational engagement to foster innovation and positive risk culture.  See what the experts have to say. Councils failing to act on biggest risks: Report Author: Georgia Clark, Government News Infrastructure, … Continue reading Latest News: Risk Management in Australia

22
Aug 18

Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

When Gavin Pearce started at icare NSW, the organisation was all but 3 months old. icare at this stage did not even have a risk management framework or strategy in place. It was Gavin’s job to design, implement and maintain an effective, fit for purpose risk management strategy and framework from scratch. When asked whether … Continue reading Meet icare’s ‘Chief Risky Dude’ – A spotlight on 2017’s RMIA Risk Manager of the Year

15
Aug 18

Follow some of the best Content Marketing Strategies

Author:Ash Natesh

Almost three years ago, the Australian government approved of Content Marketing with a focus in mind to make information more accessible and relevant; and make the government sector more participatory and transparent. Below are two examples of great PR and marketing campaigns that are well thought out socially and formulated for success: The Human Brochure … Continue reading Follow some of the best Content Marketing Strategies