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2019 NGA PROGRAM

 

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Sunday 16 June 2019
8.00am Registration Opens
5.00pm Welcome Reception
   
Monday 17 June 2019
8.00am Registration Opens
9.00am

Opening Ceremony

9.20am ALGA President’s Opening
9.30am

Prime Minister Address

10.00am

ALGA President's Address

10.30am MORNING TEA
11.00am

» Keynote Address: How did Local Government Fair Post Election

Karen Middleton

11.45am

» Panel of Mayors: Opportunities for Local Government Post Election

12.30pm LUNCH
1.30pm

» Keynote Address: Crowd Powered Communities

Steve Sammartino

2.30pm

Councils Using Technology to Excel

3.00pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.30pm Debate on Motions
4.30pm

Federal Minister for Local Government

4.55pm ALGA President Close
5.00pm

Close Day 1

7.00pm NETWORKING DINNER, Australian War Memorial
  Tuesday 18 June 2019
  8.00am Registration Opens
  9.00am

» Panel Session: Housing, Infrastructure and Population

Andrew Beer, Dean of Research and Innovation UniSA - The Role of Local Government in Housing Australians in the 21st Century

Romilly Madew: CEO Infrastructure Australia – Australia’s Future Infrastructure Demands

Robert Pradolin and Gary Spivak: TBA – Why and how local government and the private sector should work together

  10.30am

» Keynote Address: Engaging with your Community into the Future

Kylie Cochrane, Global Leader in Community Engagement

  11.00am     MORNING TEA
  11.30am Debate on Motions
  12.30pm     LUNCH
  1.30pm Concurrent Sessions
   

» Housing your Community

TBC

» Reducing Community Harm

Dr Jón Sigfússon - Working with local government in alcohol and drug misuse in youth - a preventative approach from Iceland

Dr Erin Lalor - Local Drug ActionTeams - an Australian community led approach to alcohol and drug misuse

» Built Environment In Your Community

TBC

» Your Community, Your Environment

TBC

  3.00pm  AFTERNOON TEA
  3.30pm   Leader of the Opposition Address
  4.00pm Debate on Motions
  5.00pm Close Day 2
  7.00pm    NGA DINNER, to be announced
     
  Wednesday 19 June 2019
  9.00am » The Great Debate: Revenue, Cost Shifting, Rate Capping
  10.00am

David Pich, CEO, Institute of Managers and Leaders - Leadership Matters

  10.30am  MORNING TEA
  11.00am

» Keynote Address: Overcoming the Odds

Kurt Fearnley

  12.00pm ALGA President’s Close - ALGA Natioanl Lobbying Priorities
    12.30pm LUNCH