Annual Local Government Conference 2021

It was amazing to be able to meet in person and re-connect after two long years without an Annual Conference.  Thank you to Councils and Council Officers for supporting this event.  We sincerely appreciate the patronage from all involved including our Corporate Partners and Suppliers.  We are extremely grateful that the conference proceeded and that we were able to travel and support Cairns.

Tuesday 7- Thursday 9 September 2021
Shangri-La The Marina Cairns

Conference Brochure:

Please click here for a copy of the Conference Brochure.  

The Delegates' Programme is available here.


Wednesday 8 September 2021

The Adaptability Quotient - Future Crunch

Lessons in Leadership - Peta Irvine

Expectations of Leaders - now in law - Kristie Taylor

The Future of LG - Embracing Connectivity and Customer Centricity - Keirstyn Spencer

Transformation or Transfiguration? Brett Heyward and David Keenan

The New Recruits 

Thursday 9 September 2021

State Government Update - Natalie Wilde

CEO Panel

Concurrent Sessions

Getting tough Council decisions over the line - Rachel Cooper

IndigiScapes Centre - working to protect the natural environment and ecosystems - Kirsty Leckie

Regional Hub Training Delivery - Erin Burns

Integrating Infrastructure, Offsets and Environmental Outcomes - Cedar Grove Environmental Centre - Trevor Kanapi

Influencing Upwards: Lessons from the Floor - Cook Shire Council

Work Safe Enjoy Life - SafetyCircle - Oliver Bodak

We have lift off - Propeller - Sean Beck/Brooke Maisey/Mitch Turner

Zoom in on LGMA

Lorin Nicholson 

we thank our Conference Corporate Partners who include:

Principal Partner

Platinum Partners






Statewide Novated Leasing

Logo for LGMS

                                                                                                                    Corporate Partnership Enquiries - Contact Lisa Hamilton on 07 3174 5005 or


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