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Being Ethical Means More Than Following a List of Dos and Don’ts

Public service is a fraught endeavour. In the face of the complex and intractable issues the public sector is tasked with managing we need public servants capable of tackling these challenges in an ethical way. As CEO Vanessa Pigrum writes, “Simply having a code of conduct on the intranet or a list of dos and don’ts pasted to the wall of the office kitchen isn’t going to cut it. It’s something that has to be worked on every day and reinforced by organisational culture.”
The Mandarin, 5 September 2019

assistant federal housing minister Luke Howarth at the National Housing Conference. AHURI

Plenty of Ideas, Not Much Money

Lead Moderator Peter Mares argues that even if we don’t invest in social housing we are going to send a lot more public money on housing anyway. We’re just going to spend it in different, less effective ways. So, how best to address the shortage of social and affordable housing?
Inside Story, 2 September 2019

The True Cost of Unethical Leadership

What’s the true cost of unethical leadership? The slow but persistent rot of low morale and cynicism among staff will do more damage than any scandal. Our CEO Vanessa Pigrum explores some steps leaders can take to give their organisations solid foundations.
Human Resources Director Asia, 29 August 2019

Navigating Ethical Conundrums in the Workplace

What do you do if you’re required to be the face of an idea you think is bad, runs contrary to evidence and is against best practice? CEO Vanessa Pigrum talks with Lisa Leong and David Burfoot on This Working Life about how to create more principled workplaces.
Radio National, 27 August 2019

Michael Liffman with previous CEOs Moya Mills and Kate Latimer, and current CEO Vanessa Pigrum

The creation of Cranlana

Michael Liffman and Ken Myer were the forces behind the development of the Cranlana Programme, which in April 2019 became the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership when it joined forces with the Vincent Fairfax Ethics in Leadership Foundation.

Peter Mares on The Drum

Lead Moderator Peter Mares, who oversees Cranlana course development and moderates many of the programs, was part of…

Australia Day Honours awards

This year over twenty Cranlana Programme alumni were awarded Australia Day Honours, recognising their contribution to building…

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