EP#49: The EA Journey

In this special edition of Work with Purpose brought to you by the IPAA ACT EA Committee, we explore what is involved in the role of an EA. What do they do in their day-to-day role? What made them want to be an EA and why should others consider working in these roles that are vital to the running of our APS?

In this weeks episode we are joined by Martin Elliffe, Office Manager for Rachel Stephen-Smith, the ACT Minister for Health, Rhana Crago, Executive Assistant to Rosemary Huxtable, the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Courtney Djerke, Executive Assistant at MinterEllison. Listen as they chat to Executive Assistant to Randall Brugeaud, Head of Simplified Trade System Implementation Taskforce and Deputy Chair of IPAA’s ACT EA Committee, Alyssa Broomby about the important work they do in their roles as Executive Assistants.

Discussed in this episode:

  • How lockdown has impacted the roles of EA’s
  • Managing a healthy work life balance
  • Supporting mental health of others in your team
  • Practice advice for others working in the field