IPAA WA President’s Address

With WA Premier, the Hon. Mark McGowan MLA

Events - 20 Feb 2019

Delegates heard from the Honourable Mark McGowan MLA as he launched his Government's priorities for the year ahead. Following his presentation, Premier McGowan was joined by two senior Ministers, who provided further insights and respond to questions from the audience.

This was an outstanding opportunity for IPAA members and guests to gain valuable insight into the contemporary policy environment and enhance their strategic planning for the year ahead.

About the IPAA WA President's Address Series

This address in February each year by a senior state government minister is an opportunity for the public service, whose professional responsibility is to serve that government, to gain firsthand understanding of the policy environment for the year ahead. 

In addition to addressing the policy environment this is also an opportunity to hear the presenter’s perspective on the key emerging social issues of the time.


Colin Murphy PSM FIPAA
President, IPAA WA;






Narelda Jacobs
News Presenter, Network Ten





Keynote Speaker

Hon. Mark McGowan MLA
WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations.





Hon. Sue Ellery MLC
Minister for Education and Training
Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council




Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC
Minister for Environment; Disability Services; Electoral Affairs
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council