Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Nadine Williams is a First Assistant Secretary in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). She currently heads up implementation of the Government’s reforms to remote employment services – the new Community Development Programme. Nadine moved to PM&C in 2013 to establish the Government’s red tape reduction agenda, following four years working on COAG reform within the Department of Finance. Prior to moving to the Commonwealth Government, Nadine held a range of senior roles in the NSW Government, including the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet. She has experience in diverse areas of public policy, including natural resources and environment reform, regulatory rand competition policy, land use planning and Indigenous affairs. In addition, Nadine has worked in the not-for-profit sector, delivering capacity building programmes on public sector reform for officials from south east Asia. In 2012 she won the IPPA Young Public Sector Leader Award for outstanding achievements as a young professional in the public sector.