Innovation Month continues into its seventh year in 2018, showcasing and promoting discussion around innovation across the Australian Public Service (APS). Innovation Month runs from 2-31 July under the theme 'Working Together'.
What is Innovation Month?
Innovation Month is an annual showcase of public sector innovation, its achievements and challenges. The objective of Innovation Month is to provide everyone in the public sector with the opportunity to share about their experience innovating, or explore new ideas to improve their work practices.It is a collective effort led by public sector agencies and innovation leaders both inside and outside the APS. Although innovation is all year round, Innovation Month provides an opportunity to focus on what's happening across the public sector and have an open conversation about how the public sector innovation journey is progressing.
You can view the full list of events taking place around the country for Innovation Month 2018 here.
Head to our registration page to register your Innovation Month 2018 event. Please note that all events must be approved by us before it will be listed.
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How can I get involved?
If you aren't already involved, we'd like to invite you to register as a member of the Public Sector Innovation Network (PSIN) to receive our weekly newsletter and updates on Innovation Month. Anyone with an Australian government email address is also welcome to join the online discussion at the PSIN Yammer Group (federal, state/territory and local government).
You can help to make Innovation Month 2018 successful by:
- Organising an event. Take a look look at what ran in Innovation Month 2017, 2016 and 2015 .
- Contributing support - email psi [at] industry.gov.au if you have resources you can supply to assist with some of the ideas we have in the works. Or raise them on the Yammer Group.
- Attending an event! Have a look at the list of events and see what appeals - events will be added as they are finalised.
- Joining the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #innovationmonth18