This is a Community of Practice for NSW public sector employees working in Human Resources (HR). We share information and provide opportunities for professional development.
Our mission is to position the HR profession as a key contributor in delivering business outcomes. Our community is about more than sharing best practice and supporting one another. We have a strong focus on uplifting the profile of the HR profession in the NSW public sector. We do this by providing development opportunities and showcasing the value HR professionals bring to achieving business goals.
An Advisory Board has been established with representation from across the nine NSW Government Clusters. The Board sets our direction and priorities and promotes opportunities to grow capability.
|Role||Name and Cluster|
|Chair||Sally-Anne Lyster, Treasury|
|Board members||Jane Lorentzen, Premier and Cabinet|
|Daniel Rumbold, Regional NSW|
|Melissa Kent, Regional NSW|
|Anne-Marie Holubinskyj, Customer Service|
|Therese Ma, Customer Service|
|Rebecca Nikqi, Transport|
|Gayle Robson, Transport|
|Cindy Hadusek, Stronger Communities|
|Kerry Metcalfe-Smith, Education|
|Meg Price, Education|
|Shantala Prior, Health|
|Paula Williscroft, Health|
|Philippa Cameron, Treasury|
|Michael Rolik, Planning and Environment|
|Joy Hiley, Enterprise, Investment and Trade|
|Nora Fenton, Enterprise, Investment and Trade|
|Secretariat||Cindy Leung, Public Service Commission|
|Megan Banton, Public Service Commission|
Joining our community
The community provides opportunities to connect HR people from across the NSW Public Sector, in a forum where people can share ideas and experiences. Our members are invited to events to meet other HR professionals and hear from key speakers in the public and private sector talk on a range of HR topics. You will be invited to participate in programs that provide development opportunities to HR professionals working in the NSW public sector.
We host up to four events a year. Our 2022 events have covered a diverse range of topics, including personal wellbeing during challenging times, understanding design thinking and redesigning the employee experience.
To find out more about our upcoming events and other sector-wide initiatives for HR, join the community and receive our newsletter.
Recent event recordings
HR ComPrac Webinar Event - Supporting HR in a MoG and the year leading up to an election
HR ComPrac Webinar Event - Redesigning the Employee Experience
HR ComPrac Webinar Event - Sustaining positive workplaces now and post COVID-19
HR ComPrac Webinar Event - Cracking the toughest phase of design thinking
HR ComPrac Virtual Event - Let's talk HR plans and strategies
Capability uplift for HR professionals
All NSW Government HR professionals can access the NSW Public Service Commission's The Spark: shaping a world class HR program.
The program is designed to equip HR leaders and practitioners to support the transformation of the workforce and deliver a world class public service. Content has been designed with strategic HR experts from inside and outside the public sector and focuses on three themes: smarter ways of working, people analytics, and the changing role of HR.
The program includes podcasts, masterclasses and a cross-sector mentoring program.
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