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|
|Chairperson||Brigitte Fairbank, Department of Communities & Justice|
|Board Members||Sue Atkinson, NSW Ministry of Health|
|Jody Grima, Department of Customer Service|
|Sally-Anne Lyster, NSW Treasury|
|Yvette Cachia, NSW Department of Education|
|Kyleah Hayes, Department of Regional NSW|
|Samara Dobbins, Department of Premier & Cabinet|
|Simon Kempson, Department of Planning, Industry & Environment|
|Chris Lamb, NSW Public Service Commission|
|Kathy Baker, Transport for NSW|
|Veronica North, Transport for NSW|
|Secretariat||Jane Latimer, NSW Public Service Commission|
|Georgia Fryer, 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 2021 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
The Spark: shaping a world class HR - A program for NSW Government HR leaders and practitioners. The program consists of podcasts, masterclasses and a cross-sector mentoring program. Focus themes are: smarter ways of working, people analytics, and the changing role of HR.
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