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    2019 Professional Development Calendar

LGPro provides a broad range of professional development opportunities for people working at all levels in Local Government.

This includes:

  • An extensive number of Local Government specific programs
  • Conferences, forums and seminars
  • Awards
  • Sector Secondment Program
  • Online Learning courses
  • Special Interest Groups connecting people working in similar roles across the sector

Our professional development offerings are listed in the pathway document on this page.

Upcoming Programs, Conferences, Events and SIG Meetings

 
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LGPro Consultation & Research SIG End of Year Shindig!

When: December 14, 2018
Where: Melbourne
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When: December 19, 2018
Where: Melton
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When: February 3, 2019
Where: St Kilda, VIC
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: February 7, 2019
Where: Docklands
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When: February 7, 2019
Where: Melbourne, VIC
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The New 3Rs. Respect, Relate & Resilience. Thank you for registering online and by doing so helping to reduce paper waste and freeing up LGPro staff time to better support you.

When: February 20–21, 2019
Where: South Wharf
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When: February 26, 2019
Where: VIC
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When: February 27, 2019
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: February 28, 2019
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This workshop is designed to support non-finance professionals working in Local Government to perform their financial planning and reporting responsibilities. The major areas covered are: - Understanding the legislation and office obligations in regard to the preparation of the key planning and report documents - Learning the key accounting concepts and financial terms - Undertaking effective budgeting, monitoring, forecasting and... Details
When: February 28, 2019
Where: Docklands
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This program has been tailored specifically for outdoor workers within Local Government from metropollitan, interface and regional Councils across Victoria. The typical program pariticipant will be in, or is to be appointed to an entry-level supervisory team leader or coordinator role and have limited experience, or needs to extend their skills in managing or leading... Details
When: March 5 – June 5, 2019
Where: Docklands
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A full day hands-on workshop provides those who write or authorise Council reports with the skills necessary to report effectively.

When: March 14, 2019
Where: DOCKLANDS
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When: March 15, 2019
Where: Docklands, VIC
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This full day workshop targets staff across the Local Government sector who are not specialist governance staff, but whose roles require them to have a clear understanding of the governance context and arrangements. It will help participants to better understand and articulate appropriate decision making models for Local Government.

When: March 19, 2019
Where: DOCKLANDS, VIC
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: March 20, 2019
Where: Wangaratta

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The New 3Rs. Respect, Relate & Resilience. Thank you for registering online and by doing so helping to reduce paper waste and freeing up LGPro staff time to better support you.

When: February 20–21, 2019
Where: South Wharf