Premier Weatherill’s Key Themes of Government

The Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia addressed the public sector on the key themes of his government for the current term and beyond on the 27th May 2014 at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA.

The event was hosted by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) and Erma Ranieri, Chief Executive, Office for Public Sector Renewal and Deputy Chief Executive, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE) was the MC for the morning.

Download the transcript here

   

Jay Weatherill MP, Premier

Jay Weatherill is South Australia's 45th Premier.

Jay was born and educated in Adelaide's western suburbs, completing his secondary education at Henley High School.

He is a lawyer with an economics degree, establishing his own business in 1995 and practicing Law until he was elected as the Member for Cheltenham in 2002. Jay was subsequently re-elected as Member for Cheltenham in 2006 and in 2010.

He has previously held a range of senior Cabinet portfolios including Education, Early Childhood Development, Environment and Conservation, Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Minister Assisting the Premier in Cabinet Business and Public Sector Management, Families and Communities, Housing, Ageing, Disability, Urban Development and Planning, Administrative Services, Local Government and Gambling.

Jay and his wife Melissa have two young daughters, Lucinda and Alice.

   

MC: Erma Ranieri, Chief Executive, Office for Public Sector Renewal
Deputy Chief Executive, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)

In her role as Chief Executive, Office for Public Sector Renewal, Erma oversees multiple sector-wide reform programs including Change@SouthAustralia, executive development and leadership, and developing a sustainable approach to workforce management.

Change@SouthAustralia aims to shape a culture that fosters a more confident and productive workforce – one that embodies values integral to the public service and has citizen-centric service delivery at the heart of its operations.

Erma is also the Deputy Chief Executive of the Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE). In this role she has led significant organisational change, strategic policy and leadership development. Erma plays an important role in shaping the culture and values of the agency.

Erma was also elected President of IPAA in August 2012 and is currently the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board, Centre for Human Resource Management at UniSA.

Erma has more than 30 years’ experience, has published papers in management journals, and regularly presents at local and national events on organisational culture, values, change and leadership.

 

 

 

 

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