Officially launched 5 September 2016, read the speeches, watch the videos, and view the pictures from the event.

VPSC Commissioner, Belinda Clark opening the Academy Launch

VSPC Commissioner Belinda Clark

Watch the Opening Speech video on Youtube (3:57 minutes)
Read the speech notes (PDF, 32KB, 1 page)

Watch the Closing remarks on Youtube (2:12 minutes)
Read the transcript (PDF, 117KB, 2 pages)

Special Minister of State, Gavin Jennings MLC

Quotes from the Minister’s speech

Public sector leadership is essential to transformation, to meeting demand pressures, to innovation, to the way in which we rise up collectively to the challenges our citizens confront each and every day and to the expectations they hold of us.

We need strong leadership within the public sector, the capability coming through, the knowledge, the skill base, and the active encouragement to develop best practice, drive innovation and bring technology to bear, to actually make sure that we do not rest on our laurels.

We need to dive into the public sector, to find talent, to cherish it, to nurture it, and to make sure that we have the analytics to understand what our skill mix is at the moment, and to actually identify what our skill deficiencies may be.

Pictures

Special Minister of State, Gavin Jennings MLC
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Gavin Jennings MLC with VPSC Commissioner Belinda Clark QSO
Gavin Jennings MLC and Belinda Clark , VPSC Commissioner

Gavin Jennings MLC, Belinda Clark, Carmel McGregor who led the review, and Chris Eccles, Secretary, Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Gavin Jennings, Carmel McGregor, Chris Eccles, Belinda Clark, Belinda Clark, Gavin Jennings, Carmel McGregor, Chris Eccles

Dr Damian West, Deputy VPSC Commissioner, Emma Eastwood, Director, Victorian Leadership Academy, Belinda Clark and Carmel McGregor
Dr Damian West, VPSC Deputy-Commission, Emma Eastwood, Director Victorian Leadership Academy, Carmel McGregor, Belinda Clark QSO

Function Room and attendees, post speeches.
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