The passion for making a difference is our greatest asset ‒ and we must preserve that

28 Nov 2018

Earlier this year, I was appointed to be part of the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service (APS), headed by CSIRO chairman David Thodey AO. The review looks at how global, technological and public policy developments have changed the way the community and public service interact; and how to harness these changes to deliver better services.

I’m really passionate about helping create a positive future for Australia by ensuring it remains an amazing place to live and work, to get an education, and to grow old. I think it’s important to acknowledge the critical role the APS plays in delivering these outcomes, by shaping national policy and offering stability during the ins and outs of the political cycle.

The APS review has been running for around six months and will report in the first half of 2019. So this halfway point seems a good milestone at which to offer some views, including on the role of business in contributing to these discussions.

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