Date and time

Tuesday, 16 May 2023
12pm to 2:30pm (AEST)


National Press Club of Australia
16 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600, Australia
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Join us as we host Alison Playford for our next Canberra Leaders' lunch on Tuesday 16 May, 2023.

Our Leaders' lunches are a great opportunity for open discussion with senior industry representatives. 

Our speaker

Alison Playford - Director-General, Transport Canberra & City Services

Alison Playford has over 30 years’ experience in both the Commonwealth and ACT Government public sectors.  She has held a range of positions primarily in the justice policy area of public administration including as Director General of the ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate before commencing her current role in June 2019.

Transport Canberra and City Services is a diverse department that is, amongst other things, transforming the ACT's transport system including a plan to have a zero-emission public transport system by 2040 and linking light rail, active transport and the bus network to reduce congestion and enhance the city.

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Please Note:
 RA leaders' lunches are for RA members only and is a complimentary event.
Registering your interest is no guarantee of place.  You will be advised in due course if your request is successful.  All enquiries should be directed to

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Refund policy

Cancellations should be notified in writing by email. Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%. No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed