9th Annual Public Sector Executive Assistant Congress – Canberra

9th Annual Public Service Executive Assistant Congress – Canberra

30-31 October 2024 

Australia’s leading congress for Executive Assistant in the public sector returns to Canberra in 2024. This Congress has established itself as the must attend event for all administrative professionals in the public bringing together attendees from all three levels of government across Australia.  With this fresh new agenda,  you will hear from the experts and the people ‘at the coalface’:

  • Developing relationships to expand your professional network
  • Becoming a strategic partner to your executives, leading your team to success
  • Future-proofing your career by preparing for the workplaces of tomorrow and embracing technological innovation to enhance your readiness for the future
  • Capitalising your use of emerging technologies to enhance your efficiency and teamwork
  • Delegating tasks to create more time for your tasks and share information with those less experienced, enhancing their development
  • Identifying opportunities to refine your expertise and see your career flourish
  • Leveraging your skills in project management to open more career opportunities
  • Boosting your confidence by learning and practising self-empowerment
  • Setting yourself apart by understanding the value of what you bring to the table
  • And much more!

Our most recent Congress in Melbourne received rave reviews from delegates who attended from across Australia. The agenda is designed to inspire, empower, and enable you to grow in your career. See what our Melbourne delegates have said below!

“I learned so many new things, received confirmation of things I currently do that other find effective met so many great people, great vibe and energy.” – Jo Bezzina, EA, Australian Taxation Office 


“All the speakers were very engaging.  I have learnt so many things that help me excel as an EA, I am looking forward to putting it all in practice.” – Leisha Anderson, EA, Australian Taxation Office

“It allowed me to grasp an understanding of different EAs from different organisations, their different roles and duties.  Look forward to applying the skills/tips I’ve learnt into my everyday life.’ – Savannah Smith, Executive Assistant, Department of Defence

“This conference has been very informative. It has been great to network with other EA’s and gain valuable knowledge from all of the speakers. This conference will help me and my team of executive assistants back in the office to deliver even higher support to our executives and broader teams. … Looking forward to next year’s conference!” – Caitlin Lymbery, EA to Assistant Secretary International Partnerships Branch, Department of Education

“It was incredibly informative and engaging. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend it.” – Trudy Horn, EA, Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

“It was energetic and full of valuable tips and tricks. Loved the quality of the speakers and the overall flow of the conference. Thank you for putting it together.” – Lucy Duvenhage, EA, National Indigenous Australians Agency

“It was great to learn some new, and expand some existing, skills as well as hearing about other people’s experiences. Thank you, Intrepid Minds, for making this event possible – EAs are often overlooked, so I appreciate that there are other people out there battling for us, and investing in our development. My executive was so keen and excited for me to attend.” – Stef Caldwell, EA to Assistant Secretary School Assurance Branch, Department of Education

“My first conference. Thoroughly enjoyed all the speakers and having the two days, rather than one day. The networking opportunities were extremely valuable.” – Lisa Derndorfer, EA to Special Manager, Office of the Special Manager – DJCS

“Panel discussions and opportunities to meet interesting EAs provided a wealth of knowledge of EAs, especially experience-sharing.” – Kim Le, Executive Support and Project Officer, Moonee Valley City Council 

Click HERE for the Congress draft agenda

Registrations have opened and you and click here for early registrations and pricing.