To help you stay informed during COVID-19, IPAA SA, the South Australian Leadership Academy (Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment) and PwC are pleased to offer the Virtual On the Couch Series.
Our guest for this informal interview was Chief Executive, Department for Child Protection, Cathy Taylor who shared her insights into the SA public sector with a focus on the current situation with COVID-19. Ms Taylor also shared her thoughts on leadership frameworks, models and mantras that she finds particularly helpful during these times. Ms Taylor was interviewed by Mark Thomson, Partner, PwC.
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Learn about our speakers
Cathy Taylor FIPAA
Co-Chair Economic Participation Working Group, Chief Executive
Department for Child Protection
Cathy commenced as Chief Executive to lead the new Department for Child Protection (DCP) in South Australia in October 2016.
Cathy joined the department from Queensland, where she was Deputy DirectorGeneral, Child Family and Community Services, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services from 2013 to 2016.
Cathy brings more than 15 years of experience as a senior public servant in Queensland, working in and across strategic policy, legislative reform, planning and service delivery roles in the areas of child protection, youth justice, disability services and domestic violence.
Cathy has undergraduate qualifications in law and postgraduate qualifications in law and public administration, including an Executive Masters of Public Administration (EMPA), ANZSOG.
She has previously been a Director of ANROWS - Australia’s National Research Organisation on Women’s Safety and is currently Chair of, National Forum for Protecting Australia’s Children.
In 2018 Cathy was appointed to the ANZSOG Alumni Advisory Council.
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April 29th, 2020