It has been a year since Rachell Hansen graduated from the QUT Pathways to Politics Program for Women, and her enthusiasm for the program and her passion to influence climate change policy, are still shining brightly.
When the Queensland Public Service Commission wanted to provide a program to support the Leadership competencies for Queensland, fostering healthy workplaces initiative, they recognised that the experts at QUTeX were just the right team to work with.
In Part Two we continue the inspirational story shared by Kushla Wilson on her rich learning journey through the PSMP.
I met Kushla Wilson at the graduation in 2018. Her life story, the transformation she experienced after having completed the Public Sector Management Program captivated me.
The delivery of public value is a key measure for the public sector, requiring the management capability and the opportunity to create it.
So you may have watched our short video introducing the QUTeX HealthCare Partnership Team but we thought a more detailed write-up might be of interest. Okay, truth is, we couldn’t get everything we wanted to say into a ’30 seconds each’ piece to camera!
The Honourable Tony Abbott, former Australian Prime Minister speaks to the participants of the QUT Public Sector Management Program on the idea of the public good, his achievements as Prime Minister and Australia’s place on the world stage.
Connie and Julia were enthusiastic and inquisitive participants in the program, bringing charisma and a positive mindset into each session. We recently reconnected with Connie and Julia where they reflected on their influences and experience in the program.
We live in extraordinary times. Never before in the history of humankind, have we experienced such rapid change.
Standing for public office is for those ‘crazy-brave few’ of us who are optimistic about the ability of politics to make a difference for our planet, your community or the economy.