Connecting with IPAA Queensland is perfect for professionals in the midst of their career seeking to broaden their horizons, enhance their skills, and open up new professional opportunities. Through our strong relationships with local, state and federal government, academics and leaders from industry and community organisations, IPAA is uniquely positioned to connect you with the relevant information, people, and opportunities you need during this stage of your career journey.

What membership type is best for me?

We recommend Full Membership for Professionals.  Being a full member offers a range of benefits.  You will receive discounted tickets to events and access to the latest thought leadership on public purpose topics.  Find out more here.

EVEnts and resources

For ease, we have sourced and compiled a range of events and resources most relevant to you. Please take your time to browse our recent blog and thought leadership pieces and register for any upcoming events that spark your interest. If there’s anything you’d like to see here, please get in touch with us as we are regularly creating new content and evolving our events program.


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Australia Post’s second Connect webinar held on 8 September explored some of Australia’s challenging digital and social inclusion issues and discussed how organisations can work together to close the gap. We’re pleased to share some excerpts here. Key points Digital and social inclusion gaps are preventing some Australians from accessing vital services. To close these

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Open by design – International Access to Information Day

International Access to Information Day (IAI Day) is on September 28. This year’s theme Open by design: Government transparency everyone can see recognises the value of proactively releasing information, particularly in times of crisis and recovery. IPAA Queensland spoke to the Queensland Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata about the open by design approach to information access

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If you’re keen to find out more about what we do here at IPAA, our YouTube channel is an excellent place to start! The team at IPAA Queensland has stocked the video library  with bite-sized clips – from event highlights to full webinar recordings and vox pops of our most popular speakers – that you

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IPAA Queensland strives to keep you informed and challenge your thinking on the latest in public administration and public purpose work through our suite of thought leadership events and digital content. Our blogs have addressed pressing public policy issues such as climate change, challenging business and organisational matters such as leadership and integrity, critical workplace

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What are members saying?

A lot of people join Government because they want to make a difference to the community and IPAA can help in improving that difference we make.

Heidi Bushnell, Professional
Queensland Government

The experiences are amazing, and the relationships and the people you meet are incredible.

Dave Stewart, Executive
Queensland Government

IPAA provides a fantastic meeting place.  There aren’t many forums where you can bring together a really diverse group of stakeholders and talk about really topical issues.  IPAA does this really well.

Michael Hiller, Queensland Chairman

It is great to see IPAA thriving, bringing in so many people, the calibre of the people you meet is priceless.  I recommend everyone get involved and join in.

Fahim Khondaker, Professional

The forums, exceptional presentations –  it is learning in a relaxed way that you don’t see in other institutions.  I am very glad that IPAA is back in Queensland.

Katarina Carroll, Commissioner