Secretary Valedictory | Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM

L-R: Mike Mrdak AO, Chris Moraitis PSM, Kathy Leigh, Philip Gaetjens, Kerri Hartland, Dr Steven Kennedy PSM, Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Peter Woolcott AO, Frances Adamson, Dr Michele Bruniges AM, Greg Moriarty, Nick Warner AO PSM, Renée Leon PSM, Rob Stefanic and Glenys Beauchamp PSM.

On Monday 26 August 2019, IPAA ACT hosted an event where Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, outgoing Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet provided a Valedictory Address. The event was held at the National Gallery of Australia and was hosted by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and outgoing IPAA ACT President. A vote of thanks was given by Dr Steven Kennedy PSM, Secretary of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development and incoming IPAA ACT President.

Transcript – the complete speech is available on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website here.
Video – a complete video of the event (47 minutes) is available below or can be viewed on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.

Photos - a selection of event photos are provided below, for high resolution copies please contact IPAA.



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