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Women in Public Sector Leadership Conference: Authentic Leadership

Institute of Public Administration Australia WA

Event outline

Since its inception in 2017, the IPAA WA Women in Public Sector Leadership Conference has been developed for the public sector, by the public sector.

Returning for its third year, this full day conference will once again provide you with the inspiration and information to bring about positive change in Western Australia’s workforce. It explores the critical issues affecting the advancement of women into leadership roles within the sector, and features presentations by prominent leaders from across Australia.

We provide this conference at a price that represents exceptional value for money, allowing for maximum participation from the sector.

Conference MC

Cathryn Greville
Manager Legal and Operations; Deputy Executive Director
Legal Practice Board of WA

Opening Remarks

Hon. Simone McGurk MLA
Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Keynote Speaker

Erma Ranieri
Commissioner for Public Sector Employment (South Australia)


Sharyn O’Neill FIPAA
Public Sector Commission

Michelle Fyfe APM
Chief Executive Officer
St John Ambulance WA

Rebecca Tomkinson
Chief Executive Officer
Royal Flying Doctor Service WA (RFDS)

Dominique Mecoy
Chief Executive Officer
Leadership WA

Gail McGowan PSM
Director General
Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

Dr Terrance Fitzsimmons
Senior Lecturer
University of Queensland;
Managing Director
Australian Gender Equality Council

Jacqueline Littlejohn
Executive Director, Strategy and Transformation
Department of Communities

Jodi Cant
Director General
Department of Finance

Shaun Nannup
Indigenous Consultant
Wisdom In Your Life

Dates & registration

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Provider information

Western Australia's Institute of Public Administration is a not-for-profit professional association for the public sector. We offer opportunities for sharing and learning through our range of events, training courses and networking opportunities.