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Senior Executive Fundamentals

Getting started

Congratulations on your new role as a senior leader in the NSW public sector!

To help set you up for success we've grouped key information by month, based on feedback we've gathered from other new senior executives. You might find you move through the information at a different pace, depending on your needs at the time.

A welcome message from the NSW Public Service Commissioner

Important things you need to know from day one.

Insights and resources to help you lead your team and drive change.

Information to help you grow as a leader and deliver outcomes for citizens.

Excelling in your role

Guidelines for promoting positive work health and safety trends in your workplace

Resources and programs to help build your capability as a leader.


How to role model and lead good customer service.

belonging and inclusion

Resources and support to create inclusive workplaces.

Frameworks to support the digital capability uplift of your team.

Best practice information on working with stakeholders and dealing with the media.