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The Diplomatic Academy's Facility is hosting high end public service events

IPAA Williams Oration event held at Diplomatic Academy
8 April 2019

The Diplomatic Academy's facility has been used for a number of Australian public service events over the past six months. One of the events included the inaugural 'Williams Oration' and launch of the Women in Leadership series by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA). This event, hosted by DFAT's Secretary Frances Adamson (IPAA ACT President) honoured Helen Williams AO, the first woman to be appointed Secretary of a federal government department. The panel included Glenys Beauchamp PSM (Secretary, Department of Health), Ann Sherry AO (Executive Chairman, Carnival Australia), and Frances Adamson (Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade).