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CONVENTION SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, 2 OCTOBER

 
2:30pm - 6:00pm Convention Service Desk open for Registration
   
5:00pm – 6:30pm                Welcome Drinks


MONDAY, 3 OCTOBER

 
7:00am Convention Service Desk open
   
9:00am - 1:00pm
 
WALGA Annual General Meeting
Includes recognition of Honours Award recipients
   
1:00pm    Lunch
   
2:00pm – 3:00pm             
 
Opening Keynote Speaker
Simon Trott, Chief Executive Officer, Rio Tinto Iron Ore
   
3:00pm - 3:40pm Afternoon Tea
   
3:40pm - 5:00pm Local Government into the Future
  Bernard Salt AM, futurist, columnist, speaker, business advisor and media commentator
Brad Hyde, Director Client Organisation, IPSOS Australia & New Zealand
   
6:30pm – 10:00pm           Cocktail Gala at Optus Stadium
  Dress Code: Lounge Suit/Cocktail


TUESDAY, 4 OCTOBER

 

7:00am                                  Convention Service Desk open
   
7:30am - 8:50am Convention Breakfast with Guest Speaker Justin Langer AM
   
9:00am - 10:30am          The State of Play
Address by Hon. Madeleine King MP, Minister for Resources; Northern Australia
with Ben Harvey, Chief Reporter, The West Australian
   
10:30am – 11:15am          Morning Tea
   
11:15am - 12:45pm              Leading the Way for Climate Resilient Communities
Meredith Hammat MLA, Member for Mirrabooka
(representing Hon Reece Whitby MLA, Minister for Environment; Climate Change)
Hon Dr Brad Pettitt MLC, Member for South Metropolitan Region
Rupert Flury, Managing Director, Bowring Marsh
Moderated by: Mayor Hon. Albert Jacob, City of Joondalup
   
12:45pm - 1:30pm              Lunch
   
1:30pm - 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions
  1.  Future of Local Government Workforce
  2. Tourism into the Future
  3. Building Control: Red Tape or Community Service? The Future of Local Government Building Services
  4. Holistic Wellbeing Measures: A Tool For Better Planning and More Engaged Citizens
   
3:00pm - 3:45pm               Afternoon Tea
   
3:45pm - 4:45pm
 
Closing Speaker
Dr Craig Challen SC, OAM
   
4:45pm Official Close of the 2022 Local Government Convention
   
 

ADDITIONAL EVENTS


SUNDAY, 2 OCTOBER

3:00pm - 5:00pm Mayors' and Presidents' Forum - by invitation only 


MONDAY, 3 OCTOBER

7:00am - 8:30am ALGWA (WA) AGM and Breakfast
   
7:30am - 8:45am Heads of Agency Breakfast - by invitation only


WEDNESDAY, 4 OCTOBER

9:30am - 3:00pm                    2022 WALGA Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Forum (Optus Stadium)
  Separate registration - click HERE for further information
   
  information correct as of 13/09/22
 


 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR PARTNERS

SUNDAY, 2 OCTOBER

1:00pm – 5:00pm            HALO at Optus Stadium
    Experience HALO. Safe yet exhilarating, after completing 78 steps up to the roof you'll be rewarded with unique views of the Perth skyline and the stadium below.  

Be entertained by the Tour Leaders with stories and information about Optus Stadium and the surrounding skyline, as you enjoy unrivalled views of the stadium below. You’ll learn about the stadium’s construction, state of the art facilities, and get behind-the-scenes info on how the Stadium can service up to 60,000 fans on a game day.
     
5:00pm - 6:00pm             Welcome Drinks

MONDAY, 3 OCTOBER

1:45pm – 4:00pm 'Shaken not Stirred' - The Sequel
    Following the success of last year’s cocktail making course, we are back with two new cocktails to add to your repertoire for your next party!

Your Cocktail Master will teach you insider mixologist techniques and fun facts about each cocktail. All you have to do is sip and enjoy while the demonstrations are given and the ingredients for the next cocktail are prepared.
     
6:30pm - 10:30pm Convention Cocktail Gala at Optus Stadium

TUESDAY, 4 OCTOBER

7:30am - 8:45am Convention Breakfast with Justin Langer AM



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