Coming soon: A Rural Health Commissioner, $93 million for rural health workforce agencies, and a new plan for digital health and electronic medical re
We recently moved our readers to a new system. You may need to reset your password here to login.
Not a member ? Join here for free.
Forgot your password?
Home Features Tap into the power of peers in the public sector
Text size :
PEOPLEStephen Fontana, Winnie Blackwell
DEPARTMENTSVictoria Police, Public Transport Victoria
TAGS Australia and New Zealand School of Government, Public Transport Victoria, Victoria Police, Stephen Fontana, Winnie Blackwell
Decision-making and leadership skills can be taught, but often the best lessons come from others facing the same dilemmas.
For senior level government employees, one of the greatest sources of knowledge can be their fellow public servants.
That was what Winnie Blackwell learnt when she undertook the Australia and New Zealand School of Government’s (ANZSOG) Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA). The general manager of Projects, Assets and Program Management at Public Transport Victoria says that the experience was “eye opening”.
“It was the first time I was actually exposed to so many different jurisdictions — but also people of different backgrounds,” she says.
Blackwell began the two year course in 2007 and in 2011 she returned to ANZSOG for the Executive Fellows Program.
Receive unlimited access, get all the latest public sector news and features, plus The Juice, our daily news update sent direct to your inbox.
The Mandarin is where Australia's public sector leaders discuss their work and the issues faced within modern bureaucracy. Join today to discover the latest in public administration thinking and news from our dedicated reporters, current and former agency heads and senior executives.
The Mandarin staff journalists.
Read Related Content
A report finds Victorian public transport lagging on cross-network co-ordination, recommending improved measurement, building incentives into contracts and better customer service.