Prime Minister's Address to the Australian Public Service

L-R: Greg Moriarty, Liz Cosson AM CSC, Finn Pratt AO PSM, Renée Leon PSM, Rob Stefanic, Kerri Hartland, Glenys Beauchamp PSM, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, Rosemary Huxtable PSM, Chris Moraitis PSM, Frances Adamson, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, the Hon Stuart Robert MP, Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Philip Gaetjens, Kathryn Campbell AO CSC, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, Mike Mrdak AO, Dr Michele Bruinges AM, the Hon Ben Morton MP, Dr Heather Smith PSM, Michael Pezzullo, Nick Warner AO PSM and Dr Steven Kennedy PSM. 

On Monday 19 August 2019, IPAA was pleased to welcome the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia, for a special address to the Australian Public Service. The event was hosted by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and IPAA ACT President. Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, provided opening remarks. Peter Woolcott AO, Australian Public Service Commissioner, provided a vote of thanks to conclude the event. 

The address was also live streamed to approximately 15,000 viewers across Australia on the Australian Parliament House website.

Transcript - a full transcript of the address can be found on the Prime Minister's website here
Q&A - a full transcript of the Question and Answer session can be found here
Video - a complete video of the event (1 hour 5 minutes duration) is available below or on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.

Photos - a selection of photos from the event are below. Please contact IPAA for high resolution copies.


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