IPAA’s National Conference is a well established event and boasts ‘the largest annual gathering of public administrators in Australia’. By becoming a sponsor or exhibitor your organisation will have the opportunity to be seen by influential and high level decision makers in the public sector.
Principal Government Partner
1300 584 081
At Optus, we provide each of our business partners – Government and Enterprise – with a bespoke, end-to-end ICT service to transform their communications today and into the future. We offer the spectrum of managed technology and services, from applications, security and cloud to collaboration and contact centres – all connected by the power of our mobile, fixed and satellite networks.
Backed by the international strength of the Singtel Group, we can also draw on the strength and scale of their extensive and global resources to offer you a truly integrated ICT experience. We work hard to redefine ICT so you can keep the lines open within your team and get closer to your customers.
We know the decisions you make today around technology will have a huge impact on your organisation down the track.
You choose the destination. We’ll help you reach it.
Silver Innovation Sponsor
(03) 8602 6200
Nous Group (Nous) is a leading Australian owned management consulting firm with over 220 staff across Australia and the UK.
Our work addresses the big, complex challenges facing business and government. We partner with clients to develop strategies, solutions and capabilities that improve outcomes and results for them, their customers and the communities in which they operate.
We provide compelling, innovative and well-targeted public policy advice to government that improves social and economic outcomes. We are expert in policy reform, policy development, regulation, review and evaluation.
1300 73 73 73
CPA Australia is one of the world’s largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 155,000 members working in 118 countries around the world, with more than 25,000 members working in senior leadership positions.
Our core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public.
CPAs working in the public sector face unprecedented change amidst a backdrop of tightening revenues, increasing demand for services and an expectation to “do more with less”. They have a critical role to play in developing and implementing strategy based on financial rigour and strategic insight to improve community service delivery.
Academic Innovation Sponsor
Carnegie Mellon University
08 8110 9900
Carnegie Mellon University in Australia offers the Master of Science in Public Policy & Management, a high quality program focussed on analytical skills in public policy, economics and finance combined with management theory and practice. The degree is accredited in both the US and Australia and is ideal for professionals looking to advance their careers in the public sector or in sectors requiring high level analytic capabilities.
Social Innovation Sponsor
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI)
(08) 7325 4994
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to developing, testing and spreading innovations that change lives. We focus our work in areas of disability, ageing and families. Our perspective on abuse and neglect has been informed by six years of work in and around child protection and family resilience. We are driven by a strong belief that all Australians deserve to live great lives, not just to get by.
TACSI partners with government, not-for-profits, philanthropy and business to develop and spread innovations that change lives. We share with them our proven approach to innovation and learn from their expertise. We are serious about impact, especially for people facing the most challenging circumstances. We believe the best solutions emerge from working with the people facing the challenges we are trying to solve. We are committed to being bold and taking risks in search of solutions where it matters most.
We use multidisciplinary perspectives to understand and solve Australia’s toughest social challenges. We draw from design, social work practice, business innovation, community development and social science. We leverage social science research methods and social work practice approaches to deeply understand the values and needs of the people we work with. We bring the design creativity and rigour from the best parts of the private sector to the development of services and systems in the public sector.
We are committed to being bold and taking risks in search of solutions where it matters most. You can hold us to that!
Garran Oration Sponsor
KPMG is a professional services firm with global reach, and deep expertise in audit and assurance, tax and advisory.
In Australia, KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity, combined with our dynamic approach to advising clients in a digital-driven world. We have approximately 6,700 people, including over 400 partners, with 13 offices around the country.
Conference Dinner Sponsor
Conference App Sponsor
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
1300 137 322
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is a professional body comprised of over 120,000 diverse, talented and financially astute members who utilise their skills every day to make a difference for businesses the world over.
Members are known for their professional integrity, principled judgment, financial discipline and a forward-looking approach to business which contributes to the prosperity of our nations.
We focus on the education and lifelong learning of our members, and engage in advocacy and thought leadership in areas of public interest that impact the economy and domestic and international markets.
We are a member of the International Federation of Accountants, and are connected globally through the 800,000-strong Global Accounting Alliance and Chartered Accountants Worldwide which brings together leading Institutes in Australia, England and Wales, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and South Africa to support and promote over 320,000 Chartered Accountants in more than 180 countries.
We also have a strategic alliance with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The alliance represents 788,000 current and next generation professional accountants across 181 countries and is one of the largest accounting alliances in the world providing the full range of accounting qualifications to students and business.
(08) 7324 6000
BDO provides Audit, Tax and Advisory services to individuals, businesses, corporates and government enterprises across a broad range of industry sectors.
BDO SA is one of the largest locally owned independent accounting firms operating in South Australia. Our partner-led teams deliver service, quality and value. We thrive on combining our technical excellence, exceptional client service and market leading innovative solutions to support our clients to achieve sustained growth.
BDO SA is part of the BDO Australia and BDO Global network. All firms in the BDO network offer comprehensive local knowledge and experience within an international context. Regardless of where they are based, clients can draw on the skills of BDO members firms anywhere in the world.
The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)
ANZSOG is recognised globally as a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector. ANZSOG is a not-for-profit organisation created by government for government, with the active collaboration of its member universities. At the core of our ethos is a deep and genuine commitment to good public administration, reflecting the aspirations of and our close relationship to our government owners.
Australian Institute of Company Directors (ACID)
1300 739 119
The Australian Institute of Company Directors is committed to excellence in governance. We make a positive impact on society and the economy through governance education, director development and advocacy. Our membership of more than 39,000 includes directors and senior leaders from business, government and the not-for-profit sectors.