Invitation Only Event
Friday 21st October 2022
7:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Please note that this is an invitation only event for senior public sector leaders.
What can we learn about cross-jurisdictional collaboration from the 2021 Covid border closures?
The Covid border closures highlighted the vulnerabilities of Federation. They also showed the need for policy decisions to be considered in tandem with how that policy is implemented and its’ impacts upon our citizens daily lives.
James McTavish, NSW Cross-Border Commissioner has thought deeply about the challenges of this period and the lessons that NSW public sector should take forward.
Join him and your Band 3 colleagues for networking and frank and fearless discussion at this invitation only event
Is this event right for you?
Are you a forward-thinking leader eager to discuss big ideas?
Are you keen to collaborate with your colleagues and discuss ways to make our sector better?
What will you gain?
At this Band 3 Breakfast James will discuss details of impacts of the border closures during the peak of the pandemic in 2021. He will use this to explore the vulnerably of Federation and the importance of cross-border collaboration. He will also share the learnings from this period and ideas that will enable you to deepen cross-sector and cross-jurisdictional collaboration.
This event is also an exclusive opportunity to build the professional networks that have proved essential during our state’s response to the challenges of recent years.
James McTavish - NSW Cross-Border Commissioner, Office of the NSW Cross-Border Commissioner
James McTavish - Full bio
James has been the NSW Cross-Border Commissioner since mid-2014 and is based in Wagga Wagga. Prior to this role he held appointments in the NSW SES and the Australian Regular Army which saw him living and working across borders and in all Australian states.
He is an enthusiastic but frequently unsuccessful fisherman, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family gardening, camping or working on their small farm at Jugiong. James is looking forward to being able to travel more in the next 12 months as things return to greater normality.
Mark Webb FIPAA – Chief Executive, NSW Department of Parliamentary Services
Mark Webb FIPAA - Full bio
Mark Webb is the chief executive of the NSW Department of Parliamentary Services, one of the three agencies that supports the operation of the NSW Parliament.
He has worked across the private and public sectors, including 19 years in senior executive roles in the federal and NSW public sectors. Mark is also actively involved in the not-for-profit sector, through his roles on the boards of Community First Step (a NFP organisation supporting the south-west Sydney community) and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (NSW chapter).
For more information about this event, you can contact our office on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected]
7:00AM – 8:45AM (AEST/AEDT)
Friday 21 October 2022
Be at your best, for NSW.