Public Sector Governance Forum

Held in partnership with the Institute of Public Administration Australia (ACT).

To kick off this year’s forum, a networking welcome reception with guest speaker, Kerry O’Brien, will be held on the evening of Wednesday 28 August. Then on Thursday 29 August, join us at the forum where our line-up of experts will explore the evolving public sector governance landscape.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and hear leading voices examine the latest issues and trends, including the impact of low public trust on policy agenda and execution both locally and globally, and how the Australian public sector is working to win back trust and build the capabilities and cooperation required to take it forward. Dr Steven Kennedy, Secretary, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, our opening Keynote Speaker will provide his perspective on the current issues.

We’ll also hear a chatham house rule Tale from the Public Sector Battlefield where Jane Halton AO PSM FAICD will share her frank leadership and governance insights.

At a time when community trust in government is at an all-time low, this forum will focus on governance in the public sector and government entities with sessions covering:

AI and Productivity

Public Sector decision making on a world stage

Culture and trust

Trust and Integrity in government


Co-operation between Australian governments

Risk appetite

Governance capability building