Graham Symons

B.Sc., B.Soc.Admin., Dip.PSEM

University Fellow

Graham grew up in the Northern Territory and has lived on remote communities and in Darwin.

He joined the Northern Territory Public Service in 1984 and held a number of senior positions including: Commissioner for Public Employment; Chief Executive Department of Business & Employment; Chief Executive Department of Corporate & Information Services; Chief Executive Territory Housing; Deputy Chief Executive, Policy Co-ordination, Department of the Chief Minister; Deputy Under-Treasurer; and Deputy Chief Executive Department of Health & Community Services.

Graham is President of the NT Division of the Institute of Public Administration IPAA) and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He is on the Board of Central Australian Health Services and chairs the Community Health Advisory Committee for NT Medicare Local.

Research Interests

  • Public policy development & evaluation
  • Indigenous policy
  • Public service-political interface

Awards/Memberships

  • Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) NT President
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)
Graham Symons

Contacts

T: 0401 118 206
E: gdsymons15@gmail.com

Darwin, NT