Secretary Valedictory | Simon Lewis PSM

On Tuesday 15 May 2018, IPAA ACT hosted a Secretary Valedictory with Simon Lewis PSM, Secretary of the Department of Veterans' Affairs. The event was chaired by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and IPAA ACT President.

(above L-R: Rob Stefanic, Michael Manthorpe PSM, Chris Moraitis PSM, Glenys Beauchamp PSM, Kerri Hartland, Frances Adamson, Simon Lewis PSM, Rosemary Huxtable PSM, Dr Michele Bruniges AM, The Hon John Lloyd PSM, Liz Cosson AM CSC and Daryl Quinlivan)

Transcript – a transcript of the address is available here.
Video - a complete video of the event (52 minutes) is available below or can be viewed on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.

Photos - a selection of event photos are provided below, for high resolution copies please contact IPAA.

(above L-R: Simon Lewis PSM and Frances Adamson)

(above: the audience at the National Portrait Gallery)

(above: Simon Lewis PSM presents his Valedictory)

(above: Simon's colleagues listening to his address, including Liz Cosson AM CSC, incoming Secretary of the Department of Veterans' Affairs)


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