Samantha Palmer

Samantha is the ABS’s Diversity & Inclusion Champion and GM of People Capability and Communication.

In 2016 she was made a National Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, in part for her contribution to advancing diversity. In 2013 she received the inaugural AHRI Diversity Champion (HR) Award and was named an AFR/Westpac Woman of Influence.

Her work in Disability led the Commonwealth Health Department to win the Inaugural APS Diversity Council’s Disability Employment Award.

Samantha is National and State Board member of Institute of Public Administration, and a public sector reference panel member of AHRI.

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