APS Data Awards Dinner 2023

The APS Data Awards Dinner 2023 is a celebration of achievements across the data landscape. The awards highlight innovative and resourceful solutions implemented across the APS which use data to make a difference to the Australian community. The awards also recognise outstanding APS leadership in improving the representation of data professionals from diverse cohorts.

There are six APS award categories:

  • Data Leadership,
  • Data Sharing,
  • Data Analytics and Visualisation,
  • Data Architecture,
  • Early Data Career, and
  • Diversity in Data Award.

Find out more details about the award categories via the Australian Public Service Commission.

The forum and award dinner events will be held at the Rex Hotel, Canberra. You can find out more information about the Australian Government Data Forum here.

This event is delivered in partnership with the Graduate Data Network (GDN), the Office of the National Data Commissioner (ONDC), the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), APS Data Profession and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) ACT.

Please note that all commonwealth departments, the ACT Public Service and a large number of commonwealth agencies are members of IPAA ACT. Click here to see if your organisation is a corporate member.

Bjorn Jarvis (MC)
General Manager (a/g)
Population, Labour, Industry and Location Statistics
Australian Bureau of Statistics

Wiradjuri Echoes
Welcome to Country

Susan Calvert (Judge)
Managing Director of BETA
Policy Innovation and Projects Division
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Marek Rucinski (Judge)
Deputy Commissioner of Smarter Data
Australian Taxation Office
David Gruen AO (Keynote speaker)
Australian Statistician
Head of the APS Data Profession

Andrew Leigh 
Assistant Minister
Competition, Charities and Treasury

As Famous as the Moon
Jazz band

Please be advised that the dress code for this event is business attire.

Please note - online registrations have now closed. Please contact us if you are wanting to purchase a ticket.

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Event Details

Event Date Wednesday 17 May 2023
Formalities 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM AEST
Members Price $180
Non Members Price $360
Venue Rex Hotel, Canberra
All prices are in Australian Dollars and GST inclusive


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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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PO Box 4349
Kingston ACT 2604

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