The Workplace of the Future

Join IPAA ACT for a discussion on what the public sector workplace of tomorrow will look like.

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the public sector workplace, causing a rapid shift towards flexible and dispersed work. Organisations are having to reposition their infrastructure and rethink the role of leadership and culture in this new normal.

Join the discussion on this phenomenal change taking place, what this means for leadership, benefits and challenges, innovation, collaboration and integrating workplace culture within dispersed teams.  

This event brings together perspectives and expertise from the Australian Public Service, ACT Public Service, corporate and consulting sectors. Hear from panellists Tom Gilmartin, Chief Operating Officer, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; Damian West, Deputy Director-General, Workforce Capability and Governance, ACT Government; Alexandra Badenoch, Group Executive, Transformation, Communication & People, Telstra; and Rhonda Brighton-Hall, Founder/CEO, MWAH. The discussion is being hosted by Clare Walsh, Deputy Secretary Business Enabling Services, Department of Finance.  

Tom Gilmartin (Panellist)
Chief Operating Officer
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Damian West (Panellist)
Deputy Director-General, Workforce Capability and Governance
ACT Government

Alexandra Badenoch (Panellist)
Group Executive, Transformation, Communication & People

Rhonda Brighton-Hall (Panellist)

Clare Walsh (Host)
Deputy Secretary Business Enabling Services
Department of Finance

COVID-19 Safety Plan: this event will be delivered in accordance with ACT Government safety regulations and physical distancing protocols. In line with ACT Government health advice, please do not attend an IPAA ACT event if you visited a COVID-19 hotspot 14 days prior to the event.

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Event Details

Event Date Tuesday 30 March 2021
Formalities 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM AEDT
Networking 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM AEDT
Members Price $120
Non Members Price $240
Venue National Portrait Gallery, Parkes
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive


IPAA ACT acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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Phone: (02) 6154 9800
Unit 4A, 16 National Circuit,
Barton ACT 2600

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Kingston ACT 2604

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