Office for the Public Sector


The Executive Refresh Series – *New*

The Executive Refresh Series offers short online workshops for experienced executives to revisit topical leadership, governance and policy topics specific to the SA Public Sector.

The sessions deliver all the benefits of face-to-face workshops – working with peers, asking questions with immediate answers from our expert facilitators, and loads of insights. In addition, you get to share ideas and build collegiality and connections across agencies.

Most sessions will be between 45-90 minutes long and will be run via the Zoom platform.

*Please note this series is for South Australian Public Sector executives only*

Please see below for current sessions and to enrol.

If you want to be notified when future sessions become available, please register here .

Technology - Enabling a New Way of Work/Bolstering SA's Wellbeing

Dual Session

Date: Thursday 4 June, 9:00 – 10:30am

Given the current crisis and changes to work, what role does technology take? Join Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk, Executive Director, Chief Information Officer, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, for a discussion on what is happening at the strategic level in ICT and digital government and the role of technology as a key enabler going forward.

In December 2019, Wellbeing SA was established to oversee the prevention of physical, mental and social wellbeing. Hear from Lyn Dean, Chief Executive, Wellbeing SA, about what SA’s challenges are, how we are positioned, and COVID-19’s impact.

Investment: The first session is complimentary.

Register here

Creating Policy with Impact

Date: Thursday 18 June, 9:30 – 10:30am

Become known for your impactful policies and programs! Guest speaker Martin Westwell, Chief Executive, SACE Board of South Australia, makes this topic super interesting and you’ll be inspired by his wealth of experience as he takes a practical approach using his impact stages table.

Investment: This session is complimentary.

Register here

HR Spotlight

Date: Thursday 2 July, 9:30 – 10:30am

OCPSE’s Chief Human Resources Officer Shelley Willsmore will discuss some of the thinking and impacts of COVID-19 on HR issues, and OCPSE responses to these, as well as explore the shift in focus required to truly elicit the value from your workforce.

Investment: This session is complimentary.

Register here

Public Sector Priorities, Performance and Reform

Coming soon!


We value your questions and feedback. Please direct any general enquiries to Tracy Nissen, Senior Leadership Development Consultant (see contact details below) or via email to

Tracy Nissen
Senior Leadership Development Consultant
(w)  8204 2275  (e)

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