New Ways of Working

Photograph of participants attending a leadership workshop

Participants attend a two-day face-to-face leadership workshop.

In May 2017, the Department trialled the New Ways of Working leadership induction project to nearly 10 per cent of the IAG workforce. The three-month program is designed to lift staff capability and position officers to lead and support Indigenous affairs.

The program attracts a cross-section of staff from APS 3 – EL 2 to develop skills that support new ways of working in the areas of leadership and public administration, cultural capability, working with impact and understanding the operational environment of Indigenous affairs.

The program consists of a two-day face-to-face workshop, six and 12-week follow-up workshops, a series of participant and manager facilitated discussions and individual coaching sessions.

Feedback from participants will be used to identify future learning and development opportunities.