Sharyn O’Neill, Public Sector Commissioner and State Recovery Coordinator for the Western Australian Government, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE — A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE podcast by Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, National IPAA President.
Michael Pezzullo, Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. He spoke about his strong belief in the Westminster system of government, Home Affairs response to COVID-19, and why the APS should look to embrace disruption.
‘Putting their shoulder to the wheel’ — Jane Halton and the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission
Jane Halton AO PSM, Commissioner of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She spoke about how the Commission was established, its priorities, and how problems have been solved that have frustrated people for years.
Rebecca Skinner, CEO of Services Australia was interviewed recently for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She spoke about her experience as the executive agency’s new CEO, just as COVID-19 was biting hard into the Australian economy and Australians’ employment.
Professor Brendan Murphy, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, and Caroline Edwards, acting Secretary of the Department of Health, were recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. They spoke about their shared experience at the centre of Australia’s health response to COVID-19.
Mike Burgess, the Director-General of Security with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation was the guest on this week’s WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast and spoke about the current threat environment under COVID-19, as well as the many issues that ASIO deals with to protects Australians and Australia from serious security threats.
The Commissioners of the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Border Force recently gave an interview for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast which spanned the COVID-19 responses of Government, the travelling public and industry, to border management, and the very real threat of crime on the dark web.
Defence’s role supporting the bushfire effort and then the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic were discussed in the latest WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast with Greg Moriarty, Secretary of the Department of Defence and General Angus Campbell, Chief of the Australian Defence Force,
Rebecca Cross and Katy Haire from the ACT Government reflected on the benefits of having a smaller public service when responding to the coronavirus pandemic in the latest WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast.
Cheryl-anne Moy, Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Home Affairs, was recently interviewed for the WORK WITH PURPOSE podcast. She has played a key role in contributing to a number of taskforces including the National COVID-19 Coordination Committee and the Chief Operating Officer Committee, and spoke about the importance of mobility to the public service.