Communities of practice

Our communities of practice are groups of people working in the same field in government. They bring those people together to share ideas, show their work, solve problems and explore best practice.

 

Content Community of Practice

The Content Community of Practice is a place for government content specialists, practitioners and leaders to share ideas, solve problems, connect to peers and work in the open. 

Cross-Discipline Community of Practice

The Cross-Discipline Community of Practice is open to everyone. It’s a place for all people working in government, educational institutions and industry practitioners, leaders, or people interested in design for government to share ideas, solve problems, connect to peers and work in the open.

Research and Design Community of Practice

The Design and Research Community of Practice is a place for all government practitioners, leaders, or people interested in design for government to share ideas, solve problems, connect to peers and work in the open.

Design System community

This community is for developers and designers using the Australian Government Design System. It allows them to share ideas to build world-class tools, designs and guidance.

Join the Design System community

P3M community

This community is for people involved in portfolio, program and project management (P3M) in any part of government in Australia.

Join the P3M community

Open data community

This community is for people who work with public data in the Australian Public Service or who carry out publicly funded research.

It's also for people who develop, innovate or carry out research using Australia’s public datasets.

Join the open data community

Conversational user interface community

This community is for people working with conversational user interface technology (including chatbots) in the Australian Public Service. The community is a practical and collegiate forum with participants cooperating to share lessons and consider approaches to common challenges.

Email co-lab@dta.gov.au if you would like to join.

Life event communities (GovX)

The GovX life event communities bring people and organisations together to explore more ways to collaborate, design and prioritise delivery efforts based on the life events of people and their experience.

To join, you can either:

The communities are:

  • Having a baby 
  • Looking for work 
  • End of life 
  • Becoming a carer 
  • Accessing childcare

Leading Digital Transformation Network

The Leading Digital Transformation Network is a DTA initiative. It supports past and present SES participants to recognise and respond to the challenges and opportunities of leading in the digital age. We deliver it in partnership with the Australian Public Service Commission.

Government Architecture community

This community is for government employees interested in government architecture. A shared understanding of government architecture and capabilities will improve collaboration and cross-disciplinary design, resulting in better government services. Join the Government Architecture community.

 

Get in touch

If you have any questions you can send an email to info@dta.gov.au or call 02 6120 8707