Making innovative public sector organisations

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Event organiser: OECD's Observatory of Public  Sector Innovation

Innovation happens when leaders genuinely commit and have clear ambitions with a strategy to get there, together with staff. It also kinda helps if you’re given permission to take risks and if there’s a bit of coin to fund experiments.

But there’s a whole lot more to driving a creative and collaborative culture, according to IP Australia’s CEO. Within two years, this agency shifted from a manual to fully digital organisation. It’s been practicing what it preaches, developing cool tools to make it easier for innovators to apply for intellectual property rights.


View what our visual scribe captured.

The Making innovative public sector organisations illustration highlights the innovation journey at IP Australia.

Illustration by Emma Davensen from the Department of Agriculture, Water and Resources