Connect with others

Connect with others helps you to connect with policy experts, advisers, leaders, academics and networks across the APS and abroad.

APO - Analysis and Policy Observatory

The Analysis and Policy Observatory provides a platform to users to access public policy research as well as provide information and access to upcoming learning, events and networking opportunities.

BetterEvaluation international collaboration

BetterEvaluation is a site which fosters international collaboration which supports the improvement, practice and theory of evaluation by creating and curating information on choosing and using evaluation methods and processes, including managing


apolitical is a global learning platform which supports public servants do their jobs through access to courses, articles, events and connections.

The Policy Lab - University of Melbourne

The Policy Lab is an initiative from the University of Melbourne which helps address contemporary challenges of politics and policy-making by building a program of research centred on three main themes: opinion and expertise in politics and policy

Performance Community of Practice

The Performance Community of Practice aims to improve the quality of performance reporting through the Commonwealth Performance Framework.

Canberra Open Data Meetup

The Canberra Open Data Meetup is a Community of Practice which brings together people interested in publishing, promoting or using open data.  The group meets to discuss ways open data can improve as well as share examples, tools and techniques. 

APS Learning and Development (L&D) Community of Practice

The APS L&D Community of Practice meets three times a year in Canberra, and online through a GovTEAMS community.  This Community of Practice is a place for people involved in learning and development to engage, discuss, share, debate and colla