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Are we there yet? A high performing, high integrity Victorian public service

2 June 2015

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VPSC Victoria series

Location: Melbourne

Speaker: Hon Gavin Jennings, Special Minister of State and Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council

Panel: Bronwen Fitzgerald, DPC, Judith Abbott, DHHS & Dionne Eagleson, DELWP

Moderator: Peter Allen, Former Deputy Dean, ANZSOG

Key insights gained from the seminar

  • The importance of promoting a culture of integrity in the public service and becoming more transparent in demonstrating public sector values to improve public perception of the VPS.
  • Government perspectives on its approach to community consultation and the Minister’s perceptions of the integrity and accountability in the VPS in the context of the IBAC hearings.
  • The importance of engagement and transparency.
  • Give courageous advice and think big picture.
  • New Government focus on delivering services to the public, rather than achieving greater efficiencies.
  • The Government’s interest in searching and co-developing best practice.
  • The integrity changes the Government will bring in by the end of the year.
  • Strong emphasis on collaborative work.


View Hon Gavin Jennings VPSC Victoria series brochure June 2015

Listen to Hon Gavin Jennings presentation