Events Network

About the SIG

The Events Network allows people working in the events field within Local Government to come together to share information and to provide support.

Training and education is a priority for the group which is actively creating training opportunities for the network and working with training and educational institutions to design courses for event managers. The SIG strives to establish standards and processes which will create consistency across Councils, including permits and standards adhered to for the safe and successful management of events. It also works within and across other SIGs to ensure integration of knowledge, support and advice. 

The group aims to be a central point for liaison with government, business and regulatory services, to share information in all areas of event management and become a recognised body for event information dispersal.

  Online Community

This SIG is supported by an online community. We believe that accessing knowledge from individuals who work in a similar environment is invaluable and should never be underestimated. Our communities are only for people working in Local Government and there are many benefits to participating in them. They are a great way to keep in touch in between meetings, by asking your fellow SIG colleagues questions and sharing resources. You can also see who else is involved in the SIG and get in touch with them quickly.  Agendas, minutes, presentations and other SIG resources will also be posted on the online community.

Want to get involved?

Simply sign in, top of screen, go to 'Hi' - this is your profile, head to Participation and then onto Community.

Upcoming meetings

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Active in this SIG

  • 258 Current Total

To join this SIG email us at [email protected]

Who should attend

Local Government officers who are responsible for organising events:

  • Arts and culture
  • Community development
  • Governance

Register your attendance

To register your attendance online, under Upcoming meetings, click on the title of the upcoming SIG meeting that you want to attend. Then follow the prompts.

Senior Events Officer
Latrobe City Council


Festivals Development Officer
Yarra Ranges Council 


Visitor Economy & Events Coordinator
Strathbogie Shire Council