Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Applications for the Executive Master of Public Administration close soon – Apply by 16 November 2020.

The Queensland Government is committed to enabling a high-performing, innovative and future-focused sector, capable of making a positive difference to all Queenslanders. The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) encourages Queensland public sector leaders to build their leadership capability though participation in their two flagship programs:

  • Executive Fellows Program (EFP)
  • Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)

Executive Fellows Program

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, EFP is postponed until further notice.

The Executive Fellows Program (EFP) is a three-week residential program for executives and chief executives (e.g. SES 3 and above or equivalent) to further develop leadership, management and relationship skills, in particular, the capacity to work across boundaries and engage internationally.

Indicative EFP program fee:

  • Option 1: $33,000 (inc GST) per participant, including flights between program locations arranged by ANZSOG
  • Option 2: $30,800 (inc GST) per participant, excluding flights between program locations, which will be arranged by participants

Executive Master of Public Administration

The Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) is a two-year postgraduate program, commencing in February 2021. It is designed to equip program leaders and executives (e.g. AO8 to SES 2 levels or equivalent) as per the Leadership competencies for Queensland role profiles, with the leadership, management and policy skills needed in today’s public sector.


EMPA program fee (subject to change):

  • $45,000 (inc GST) per participant.

How to apply

Agency funded applications

If your agency can identify their own funding source for EMPA.

Step 1: Manager/supervisor discussion

Talk to your supervisor to gain agency support to fund your participation if you are interested in applying for the EMPA program.

Step 2: Complete the online application and submit to ANZSOG by 16 November 2020

Submit an EMPA application

Agency funded applications will be submitted directly to the ANZSOG program manager. ANZSOG will assess and confirm successful applications in October 2020.

For more information, please contact the PSC or the relevant program manager at ANZSOG.