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 South Australia (IPAA SA) 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.
Learn about our speakers
45th Premier of South Australia
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 law firm in 1995 and practicing 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 held a range of portfolios including 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. He is a member of the South Australian Executive Council.
Jay and his wife Melissa have two young daughters, Lucinda and Alice.
Erma Ranieri FIPAA
Commissioner for Public Sector Employment
Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment
Appointed on 1 July 2014, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment Erma Ranieri works passionately towards creating a world-leading public sector that serves South Australians well, does what it says it will do, and to which every public servant is proud to belong.
With the role of the public sector being to serve and support South Australia to thrive, Erma leads sector-wide reform to modernise the public sector and continue to build on its value and service to the South Australian community.
Erma has worked for more than 30 years to help organisations optimise productivity and employee wellbeing. She was named a 2014 Telstra Business Woman of the Year as SA Winner of the Telstra Community and Government Award for her role in leading transformational change throughout the public sector.
With a key focus on flexibility, diversity and leadership development to ensure the public sector is positioned as an Employer of Choice, Erma continues to challenge cultural and structural barriers to drive innovative, collaborative and connected services for the community.
27th May 2014
Grand Ballroom, Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA