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SUNDAY, 19 September

2:30pm - 6:00pm Delegate Service Desk open for Convention Registration
  Mayors and Presidents' Forum - by invitation only
5:00pm – 6:30pm                       Convention Opening Welcome Reception

MONDAY, 20 September

7:00am Delegate Service Desk open for Convention Registration
7:00am - 8:30am ALGWA (WA) AGM and Breakfast
7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast with Heads of Agencies - by invitation only
9:00am - 12:45pm WALGA Annual General Meeting (includes presentation of Honours Awards)
12:45pm    Lunch for AGM attendees and Convention Delegates
12:45pm – 1:45pm                        2021 WALGA Honours Recipients Luncheon - by invitation only
1:50pm – 3:00pm              Opening Keynote Speaker: Hon Julie Bishop
3:00pm - 3:40pm Afternoon Tea
3:40pm - 5:00pm Local Government, a Federal Perspective
  Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government
  Hon Jason Clare MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government; Housing and Homelessness
  Liam Bartlett, 60 Minutes reporter, host of Radio LPR's morning program, award winning broadcaster and journalist (Moderator)
6:30pm – 11.00pm             2021 Convention Gala Dinner (Optus Stadium)
  Dress Code: Lounge Suit/Cocktail

TUESDAY, 21 September


7:00am                                  Delegate Service Desk open
7:00am – 8:45am
PHAIWA Local Government Policy Awards and Breakfast
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7:30am - 8:45am Convention Breakfast with Jelena Dokic
8:50am - 10:00am                                 Minding Your Mental Health - Panel Discussion
  Hon Pru Goward, former Cabinet Minister
  Greg Hire, Founder, A Stitch in Time
  Glenn Mitchell, former leading ABC sports broadcaster
10:00am - 10:40am State and Federal Political Insights
  Paul Kelly, Editor-at-Large, The Australian
  Anthony De Ceglie, Editor-in-Chief, The West Australian
10:40am – 11:15am          Morning Tea
11:15am - 12:45pm                              Concurrent Sessions 1
  1-1 Recovery from Emergencies in WA
  1-2 Governance: Roles & Responsibilities
  1-3 Elected Members - Champions of economic resilience and community prosperity
12:45pm - 1:40pm              Lunch
1:40pm - 3:10pm Concurrent Sessions 2
  2-1 Bushfire Volunteers
  2-2 Local Government Audits
  2-3 Waste Avoidance and the impact of the Waste Export Bans
3:10pm - 3:45pm               Afternoon tea
3:45pm - 4:45pm Closing Keynote Speaker: Grace Tame
4:45pm Offical Close of the 2021 Local Government Convention

WEDNESDAY, 22 September
(post Conference)

8:30am                                  Delegate Service Desk open
9:00am - 12:00pm Field Trip: Bushmead Estate, Shaped by Nature
9:00am - 12:00pm Field Trip: Construction Futures Centre
  information correct as of 2/6/21


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