Secretary Valedictory | Martin Bowles PSM

On 17 October 2017, IPAA ACT hosted a Secretary Valedictory with Martin Bowles PSM, the former Secretary of the Department of Health.  The event was held at the National Portriat Gallery and was hosted by Frances Adamson, the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and included opening remarks from Dr Martin Parkinson AC, PSM, the Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 

(above L-R) Rosemary Huxtable PSM, Greg Moriarty, Dr Stephen Kennedy PSM, Frances Adamson, Dr Martin Parkinson AC, PSM, Martin Bowles PSM, Daryl Quinlivan, Kathryn Campbell CSC, The Hon John Lloyd PSM, Dr Heather Smith PSM, Glenys Beauchamp PSM and Kerri Hartland.

Transcriptclick here to view the event transcript. 
Photos - a selection of the event photos are provided below. For high resolution copies, please contact IPAA.
Video - a complete video of the event (51 minutes duration) is available below or can be viewed on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.

(above L-R) Frances Adamson chairs and Dr Martin Parkinson AC, PSM makes opening remarks

(above L-R) Martin Bowles PSM provides his valedictory address, Martin with Liz Butler and Ross Hawkins

(above) Martin Bowles PSM addresses a capacity crowd at the National Portrait Gallery

(above L-R) Departmental colleagues: Adjunct Professor John Skerritt, Professor Brendan Murphy, Martin Bowles PSM and Mark Cormack


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