Top five governance issues for public sector professionals



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Top five governance issues for public sector professionals

Governance hasn�t been out of the headlines over recent months � and the learnings are as crucial for the public sector, as any other sector.

So what are the biggest issues for the public sector?

  1. Organisational culture � The Hayne royal commission and APRA report on the CBA highlight the importance of asking �should we� over the �can we� question.
  2. Integrity and performance � Individuals and teams should be rewarded not just for �what� they do, but �how� they do it.
  3. Accountability � Ensure that decisions around public spending are economically sound and reasonable governance standards are applied.
  4. Roles of directors � Directors need to effectively respond to governance failures and restore and maintain public trust.
  5. Government response � We have witnessed high profile responses from government as a result of governance and management failures. We need to see improved vigilance by directors and managers.

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Enrich your governance and risk management knowledge and gain the latest tools, tips and strategic thinking to lead your public sector organisation.

Australia�s leading experts will share their insights at Public Sector Governance Forum on a diverse range of key topics. Speakers at the Melbourne forum include:

  • Tony
    Nippard FGIA
    , Managing Director, Nippard Pty Ltd
  • Hon Robert Redlich QC, Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Commissioner
  • Dr Jonathan Spear, Executive Director & General Counsel at Infrastructure Victoria
  • Graham Kent, Task Force Salus Senior Investigator, Victoria Police
  • Andrew Greaves, Auditor-General of Victoria

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