Valedictory: Professor Brendan Murphy AC

In photo: Professor Brendan Murphy AC delivering his valedictory address at the National Portrait Gallery

On 30 June 2023, Professor Brendan Murphy AC, Secretary of the Department of Health and Aged Care, delivered his valedictory address as he retires from the public service. He shared some lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, advice to current and future leaders in the public sector, reflections on achieving reform, and more. The event was hosted by Katherine Jones PSM, Attorney-General's Department Secretary and IPAA ACT President. 

Transcript – a copy of the transcript will be available soon.
Video – a video of the event is below or can be viewed on the IPAA ACT Vimeo channel.



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