August 5th, 2015 9 AM - 5 PMPerth, Australia

2015 WALGA Convention

The 2015 annual WA Local Government Convention and Trade Exhibition will be held
Wednesday 5 August – Friday 7 August 2015 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Themed Local Government. Switched On., the conference aims to inspire new ways of thinking, innovative ways of working, and assist the Local Government sector in shaping its own future.
We are excited to have a number of travelling speakers this year. Our Opening Keynote Speaker is former world chess champion and current Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation International Council, Garry Kasparov, ‘The Ethics Guy’, Dr Bruce Weinstein, and Nebraskan agriculture advocate, Trent Loos. Flying across the ditch to be with us is Sir Bob Parker KNZM, former Mayor of Christchurch  and from the east coast of Australia, Tony Mowbray, sailor and Antarctic adventurer.

On Friday, the special guest speaker for the 2015 Convention Breakfast is Justin Langer, one of Australia’s great top-order batsmen.

In addition, the Convention program offers concurrent presentations covering the matters of biodiversity, contemporary country health issues, natural disaster preparedness and building stronger relationships – all designed for further information gathering and to encourage replication of leading practice in the sector.

To learn more or to register click here.


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