At this event we celebrated the outstanding achievements within the South Australian public sector through the 2021 Premier’s Excellence Awards.

These awards highlighted the individuals and teams who exemplify the public sector’s values and have delivered exceptional services to the South Australian community, including during the state’s emergency responses.

People who best demonstrated the values of the public sector were also  recognised.

During this event Premier Steven Marshall’s also delivered his address to the public sector, sharing more on the State’s COVID-19 recovery and how we can all move forward with purpose.

Watch the full event recording below or watch each of the winner’s videographies here. For a full list of finalists and winners please visit the OCPSE website.

Learn about our speakers

Hon Steven Marshall MP

Premier of South Australia
Government of South Australia

Steven Marshall is South Australia’s 46th Premier.

He was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Norwood in 2010. His electorate has since been renamed Dunstan.

In 2013, Mr Marshall became the Leader of the Liberal Party and the State Opposition.

He led the Party to victory on March 17, 2018.

Mr Marshall is responsible for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Defence and Space Industries, the Arts, Veterans’ Affairs and Multicultural Affairs.

Prior to entering public life, Mr Marshall worked in the manufacturing industry, running his family’s furniture manufacturing business Marshall Furniture from 1997.

Mr Marshall was born and educated in Adelaide, South Australia. He completed his secondary schooling at Immanuel College before studying at the University of South Australia.

He graduated with a Business, Marketing degree. He also received an MBA from Durham University.

Mr Marshall is a patron and ambassador of numerous sporting and community organisations.

He has lived in the Dunstan area all his adult life and is the father of two children – Charlie and Georgie.

Event brought to you by

Government of South Australia
Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

1:30pm - 2:30pm
(12:45pm -1:30pm registration and networking for face-to-face attendees)

Adelaide Convention Centre, Hall F, North Terrace, Adelaide
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Free for all IPAA SA Personal, Corporate and State Government Members
$30 for non-members (face-to-face attendance)
$15 for non-members (virtual attendance)