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Young Professionals Network: Meet the Minister

An unmissable opportunity to meet The Hon. Sarah Mitchell, MLC and understand the role of Parliament in your public sector work.


Is this event right for you?

For any ambitious or enthusiastic young professional (those aged 34 years and younger) looking at a lifelong career in the public sector, this event is not to be missed.
Ministers and Parliament are essential parts of our Westminster system of government and this is your opportunity for an insider’s look at what drives and directs the work that you do.


What will you gain?

You will have the opportunity to personally meet The Hon. Sarah Mitchell, MLC and take an exclusive look into her work as a Member of the NSW Legislative Council, Minister of Education and Early Learning, and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council.

You will get the chance to hear about the Hon. Sarah Mitchell’s early career and her journey to become the Minister of Education and Early Childhood. You will have the opportunity to ask questions prior to the session and during a live Q&A session.

You will also enjoy a tour of Parliament House, followed by an opportunity for networking with your fellow young professionals across drinks and canapes.


Speaker:
The Hon. Sarah Mitchell, MLC - Minister for Education and Early Learning

Regional, rural and remote students are a focus. A revitalised regional strategy backed up with on-the-ground support is a big step to address the regional divide that Sarah is dedicated to closing..


The Hon. Sarah Mitchell, MLC - Full bio

Sarah Mitchell was born and raised in Gunnedah and has spent most of her life living in North-West New South Wales. She continues to live in Gunnedah with her husband Anthony and their daughters Annabelle and Matilda.

Since entering parliament in 2011, Sarah has served on numerous committees and as Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health and Western NSW. In 2017, Sarah was appointed Minister for Early Childhood Education, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Assistant Minister for Education.

In 2019, Sarah was appointed as Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning.

Since becoming Education Minister, Sarah has lead evidence-based reform with student outcomes at heart. Introducing mandatory phonics and creating the School Success Model to bring more transparency into the system to ensure students receive the support they need to succeed.

Regional, rural and remote students are a focus. A revitalised regional strategy backed up with on-the-ground support is a big step to address the regional divide that Sarah is dedicated to closing.

Sarah is an active supporter of local community organisations and has been involved with several local charities, including the Gunnedah Family and Children’s Services and Gunnedah Paediatric and Maternity Support (PRAMS).



Event Schedule

 4:30pm:

 Parliament House tour

 5:00pm:

 Meet the Minister

 6:00pm:

 Networking drinks and canapes


If you are a NSW public sector employee, you are eligible for Affiliate membership free of charge. Join IPAA today.


Event Details

 Time:

 4:30PM – 6:30PM (AEST/AEDT)

 When:

 Tuesday 16 August 2022

 Where:

 Parliament House

 Cost:

 Affiliate/Pro Members: $50
 Non-members: $60


Be at your best, for NSW.
Register now to secure your spot.

Sponsor acknowledgement
This event is presented with support from our partner/s
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
4:30PM - 6:30PM
6 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
$50 for Affiliate / Pro Members, $60 for Non Members

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