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PEOPLECheryl Gwilliam, Sven Bluemmel, Wayne Gregson
DEPARTMENTSLandgate, Pilbara Ports Authority, Shire of Denmark, WA Department of Education, WA Department of Fire and Emergency Services, WA Department of the Attorney-General, WA Department of Transport, WA Housing Authority
TAGS Cheryl Gwilliam, IPAA WA, Sven Bluemmel, WA Department of Education, WA Department of Fire and Emergency Services, WA Department of the Attorney-General, WA Department of Transport, WA Housing Authority, WA Public Sector Commission's Centre for Public Sector Excellence, Wayne Gregson, Western Australia
The 2015 IPAA WA Achievement Awards were held last week over lunch at the Hyatt Regency, Perth. Congratulations to all the winners.
Some of the best public servants in Western Australia received well deserved praise and recognition last Friday alongside a few top guns from the charitable sector at their state’s Institute for Public Administration Australia achievement awards, hosted by IPAA WA president Sven Bluemmel.
Bluemmel said there was an overwhelming response to the two collaboration awards, “indicative of the successful collaborations between government and non-government agencies in WA to provide better outcomes for the community.”
Cheryl Gwilliam and Sean L’Estrange MLA.
Top of the list was Cheryl Gwilliam, who has led the Department of the Attorney-General since 2007 and won the Patrons Award, WA’s highest public sector accolade. She sits on the WA Public Sector Commission’s Centre for Public Sector Excellence advisory board and has overseen the introduction of employment targets in her department for indigenous people and people with disabilities, as well as traineeships to bring in younger people.
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