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How often does one hear a former government minister, a former permanent head of department, a former top bureaucrat with massive experience, and a lobbyist who has walked the corridors of power for decades, all serving up their best advice on how to get the most out of government?

The Affairs of State Government Relations Workshops are held regularly throughout the year.

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Camilla Orr-Thomson
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