Public Sector Executive Assistant Summit

4th Annual Public Sector Executive Assistant Congress

24-25 July 2019, Canberra

In 3 years Intrepid Minds’ Public Sector Executive Congress has become the most important place of Executive Assistants, Personal Assistants and Administration staff in the public sector to meet and develop important skills that will ensure they thrive in their careers.

With the ultimate goal of increasing your productivity at work, raising your professional profile and defining your path for career progression, this inspiring conference will address a wide range of challenges faced by executive assistants and personal assistants working in the three levels of government. This incredible learning development opportunity will provide you with a two day interactive and engaging experience and a unique networking opportunities with your peers .

Leading executive assistants and thought leaders will delve into issues including:

  • Creating an effective working relationship with your manager
  • Applying project management skills at work
  • Effective and timely decision making for you and your manager
  • Using technology to make you more efficient
  • Developing effective and assertive communication skills
  • Managing multiple priorities and conflicting demands

Get senior executive insights from: 

  • Ian McKenzie, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Parliament Services
  • Belinda Casson, Branch Manager – People, Culture and Capability, Department of Education and Training
  • Chris Collett, Deputy CEO, International and Policy, AUSTRAC
  • Judith Sturman, Executive Director Public Transport Operations, Transport Canberra
  • Mark Williamson, Executive General Manager, Clean Energy Regulator

Meet our expert speaking panel:

  • Anthony Carthew, Executive Assistant to the CEO, PA of the Year Australasia (2018) – Executive PA Media awards, Sydney Opera House
  • Emily Wilson-Kwong, Exeuctive Assistant to Deputy Ombudsman, Commonwealth Ombudsman
  • Boli Meng, Executive Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Parliamentary Services VIC
  • Casey-Marie De Veau, Executive Assistant Deputy CEO, International and Policy, AUSTRAC
  • Catherine Allen, Executive Assistant to Executive General Manager, Clean Energy Regulator
  • Robbie Eason, Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary People Policy and Employment Conditions, Department of Defence
  • Cath Rutherford, Executive Assistant to Chief of Division, Defence Science and Technology Group
  • Donna Peat, EA to Assistant Director-General, National Archives of Australia
  • Lynette Khor, Executive Assistant to Chief Counsel, Fair Work Ombudsman
  • Deborah Cuthbertson, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, Liverpool City Council
  • Elizabeth Borst, Personal Assistant to General Manager, Wollongong City Council
  • TJ Wong, Executive Assistant to CEO, Monash College
  • Belinda Kosseck, People Task Force, Australian Federal Police
  • Katrena Friel, Australia’s Leading Success Coach for Intrepreneurs, Refresh Your Thinking
  • Gary Edwards, Influence Expert and Communication Coach, Compelling Communication
  • Abby Rees, Executive Coach and Director, PunkPD
  • Mario Halouvas, National Learning & Development Manager, Priority Management Australia
  • Max Knobel, Co-Founder, Fold7
  • Janine Marin, Facilitator, Janine Marin communications

Some of the outstanding feedback we received from our previous public sector EA congresses:

 “It was so empowering and motivating. I had heard good things about the conference, but it was even better than my expectations. Truly valuable tips and advice that I can’t wait to take back to the office. Highly recommend every EA attend this conference. I wish I had these tips earlier in my EA career.” – Cassie Gibson, EA, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

I am empowered, enthusiastic and engaged! Seriously a great conference, Everyone has said it was the best ever and not like any other they have attended. I am excited to take back to work what I have learnt and look forward to the next congress.” – Penny Hughes, Executive Assistant, Department of Defence

A wide variety of content was covered from many different facilitators/EAs across local, state and federal government agencies. Lots of relevant, helpful tips and knowledge was shared.” – Ebony Grech, EA, Department of Immigration and Border Protection

“I was able to rework and take away some great learning to apply back at my workplace and life.” – Shannon Brunton, Business Coordinator, NSW Trains

This professional development opportunity is too good to be missed. Last year’s EA congress sold out! Click here to register now:


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