Annual Conference

About the conference

Our Annual Conference is held in Melbourne each February.  It is the largest specialist Local Government conference in Australia offering professional development and networking opportunities for people working at all levels in the sector. The conference generally begins on a Wednesday afternoon with specialist workshops focusing on areas of interest for Local Government and offering tips and tools to help participants in their role.  

In addition, a full day of conference sessions are held on the Thursday featuring: 

  • Quality keynote speakers
  • Inspirational Short Talks
  • Career Workshops
  • Feature Session
The event concludes on the Thursday evening with the Annual Conference Dinner where the winners of the LGPro Awards for Excellence are announced.

More information

See the 2018 conference program below. 

  2018 Program

Highlights 2018

Our 2018 conference featured keynote addresses from surfing world champion Layne Beachley, social entrepreneur Ben Peacock & social worker Rebecca Scott plus Short Talks and a fantastic presentation by the 2017 LGPro Emerging Leaders group. 

All of the pictures from our 2018 conference have been uploaded into an album on Flickr. Check them out here!

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We are currently working on the program for the next Annual Conference which will be held in February 2019, stay tuned!