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APS News February 2018

Welcome to our February newsletter. 2018 is looking to be another busy year.

The APSC's Centre for Leadership and Learning has launched their program calendar and in this edition we give you an overview of their Essential Writing courses. We are also drawing attention to the APS Value and Code of Conduct in practice.

This year we'd like to boost the number of stories from all agencies promoting and showcasing the good work that is being done across the APS. Please feel free to media [at] apsc.gov.au (send us) any stories you’d like to share that talk about what’s happening in your agency.

State of the Service Report series—sold out!
Findings from the State of the Service Report (SoSR) and what they mean for a professional, contemporary public service will be presented across Australian during February and March.
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Sharpening your writing skills
Want to improve your writing? Keen to understand how to use an analytical and evidence-based approach to enhance your content?
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Identifying harassment in the workplace
Harassment is unacceptable in the workplace. However, it can be difficult to determine what is and what is not harassment especially if the behaviour only happens once.
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Looking for real and effective leadership development for Band 1 and Band 2 officers
Are you an SES Band 1 or Band 2 officer committed to your professional development as a leader?.
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A right to silence
A recent decision of the Merit Protection Commissioner (MPC) considered the relationship between criminal prosecutions, Code of Conduct investigations and providing procedural fairness.
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