Martin Parkinson's annual address to the APS

By The Mandarin

December 9, 2016

Dr Martin Parkinson, head of the Australian Public Service, delivered his end of year address this week.

The annual address is hosted by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT branch), with video produced by contentgroup.

An edited transcript of the address is available here.

Upcoming IPAA ACT events

  • Census 2016: Lessons Learned. Tuesday, December 13, 2016. IPAA ACT will host Alastair MacGibbon, the Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security, and David W Kalisch, the Australian Statistician, presenting their reflections on the lessons learned from the eCensus events of 9 August, and the new imperative for government to embrace cyber security as a core platform for digital transformation.
  • Commissioner of the AFP – Andrew Colvin APM OAM. Thursday, February 9, 2017. IPAA ACT will host Andrew Colvin APM OAM, the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police, to present an address and conversation about diversity in the AFP.
  • Unlocking Potential and BRANDit. Thursday, February 23, 2017. In partnership with the APSC, IPAA will discuss progress with against the ‘Unlocking Potential’ report and announce the winner of the BRANDit competition.


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