Seize the opportunity to progress your career
- Gain invaluable career advice from the personal stories and lessons learned from senior women within the APS
- Affect real change in your organisation by learning how to lead with influence from Male Champions of Change and inclusive leaders
- Bypass social distancing and keep growing your skills by connecting digitally with like minded leaders from across Commonwealth and State Government
- Go beyond the expert speakers and tap into the knowledge and expertise of your peers through thoughtfully designed Interactive sessions
- Personalise your learnings by joining interactive workshops on Emotional Intelligence and Resilience led by world class facilitators
Who will attend?
- Senior and aspiring leaders from all levels of Government
- HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion and Cultural Change
- Male Champions of Change
- Executive Leadership Teams
Attend to learn:
- Build & strengthen your resilience to overcome personal & professional obstacles
- Tackle career & leadership challenges head on & actively seek out opportunities for growth
- Define your purpose & transition successfully from a specialist to a generalist
- Develop an authentic leadership brand, understand your value & cultivate emotional intelligence
- Drive equality & inclusion within the APS
Former Foreign Minister of Australia & Former Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party
Julie Bishop served as the Member for Curtin in Western Australia, in the House of Representatives from 1998 to 2019, in the cabinets of Prime Ministers John Howard, Tony Abbott, and
Malcolm Turnbull. The longest serving member for Curtin, she was the first woman to be the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party – a role she held for 11 years, and the first woman to contest the leadership ballot of the Liberal Party in its 75 year history.
Prior to joining parliament, Julie was a commercial litigation lawyer and the Managing Partner of Clayton Utz.
With a warm personality, a quick sense of humour and undeniable intelligence, Julie Bishop draws on her extensive experiences in national and global politics, to deliver keynotes on diverse topics that provide insights into Australia, the world and our place in it.
Former Secretary, Department of Employment, Skills, Small & Family Business
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning VIC & Male Champion of Change
John is the Secretary of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning in the Victorian Government.
He was previously CEO of Energy Networks Australia representing gas distribution and electricity transmission and distribution businesses providing services to almost every Australian energy customer. In previous roles, John served as CEO of three Queensland Government agencies working with a significant workforce and budget responsibilities.
John holds an MBA from QUT and BA from the University of Queensland. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has previously served as a Director on the Boards of the Australian Gas Industry Trust, Greening Australia Ltd, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, the Australian and New Zealand School of Government, the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, Families Responsibility Commission and on the University of Queensland Senate.
Cynthia is a proud Iamalaig woman from the Kulkalgau Clan of Iama (Yam Island) and the Kulkalgal Tribe of the Torres Strait and was elected as the Member for Cook at the 2017 Queensland State election.
Cynthia has over 12 years’ experience in health, child protection and family support services throughout Far North Queensland. Cynthia’s work experience has enabled her to gain local knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the issues that affect her electorate.
Cynthia believes that education is the key to success. As a parent, Cynthia knows that a quality education changes people’s lives and helps build stronger communities.
Cynthia’s priorities include improving access to quality education and health services and supporting more local jobs to help build a stronger region for generations to come.
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