Christine Morgan, CEO of the National Mental Health Commission and National Suicide Prevention Adviser to the Prime Minister, recently spoke on the eternally fascinating subject of leadership, about leadership in the mental health sector, and shared her thoughts on the qualities of leadership needed to shape reform of the sector.
Michelle Edge, the Chief Executive for Primary Industries and Regions South Australia was interviewed recently for IPAA’s Virtual on the Couch Series. During the interview she reflected on her experience in stepping into the role during the peak of the state’s COVID-19 crisis.
Professor Nicola Spurrier, the Chief Public Health Officer with SA Health, was IPAA South Australia’s guest on the couch earlier this month. During the interview she shared her insights on South Australia’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Late last month Luke Broomhall was interviewed as part of the COVID-19 Mental Wellbeing Interview Series. A Forensic Psychologist, Luke spoke about the mental health impacts of COVID-19, working from home, and work-life balance.
Caroline Mealor, Chief Executive of the South Australian Attorney-General’s Department, was interviewed last week on the challenges presented by COVID-19 to the work of the central agency, as well as to her leadership with more than 70% of staff working from home.
South Australia’s Chief Psychiatrist, Dr John Brayley, was interviewed earlier this week on the mental health impacts of COVID-19 and the government support available to South Australians.
Lois Boswell, Acting Chief Executive of the Department of Human Services was IPAA South’s Australia’s guest in conversation earlier this month. A video of the interview she gave on the COVID-19 situation and her thoughts on leadership in crisis is now available.
In speaking recently on the South Australia Police’s response to the coronavirus, Commissioner Grant Stevens APM paid tribute to the true character of the South Australian community in helping its vulnerable. A video of his ‘on the couch’ conversation is now available.
The Premier of South Australia reflected with pride on the response of South Australians to coronavirus in a recent address to the South Australia public sector. A video of his address is now available.
The value of public data to government was the focus of the summation address delivered recently at the 2020 Australian Public Service Graduate Data Forum by Celia Moss, Program Manager, Statistical Data Integration Division at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.