Secretary Series: Kathy Leigh

Join us for a Secretary Series address from the Head of the ACT Public Service and Director-General of the ACT Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate.

Public services have faced significant challenges over the last couple of years. We have much to be proud of in how we have risen to meet these challenges. We now have the opportunity to build on the positives to create even stronger public services for the future.

Kathy will draw on experiences of the ACT public service including in Commonwealth - State engagement and particularly focus on:

  • Collaboration
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Communication.

Kathy Leigh FIPAA (Keynote Address)
Director-General and Head of Service
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
ACT Government

Gordon de Brouwer​ (Host)
Secretary for Public Sector Reform
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


PLEASE NOTE: Ticketing for this event has now reached capacity and the waitlist has been exhausted. A recording of the event will be available on our website in the week following. For questions relating to the event please email the IPAA team at

Event Details

Event Date Thursday 3 November 2022
Arrival Time 9:15 AM AEDT
Formalities 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM AEDT
Networking 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM AEDT
Member Price $0
Non-Members Price $0
Venue National Portrait Gallery


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Kingston ACT 2604

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