We are here for our members and are highly committed to the sector. All of our programs and events are developed by the sector, for the sector.


Leadership Programs

Our Leadership Programs are designed to help you continue to learn, develop and evolve as a leader in a local government context, no matter what stage of your career you're in.

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CONFERENCES

Like all of our professional development opportunities, our conferences are uniquely local government and designed to help you connect, learn and grow in your career.

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MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE

Get a team together and challenge yourselves with this simulation-based team-building, learning and networking program using real local government themes.

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EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Our Excellence Awards recognise outstanding achievement and innovation in local government, contributing to the advancement and improvement of the sector.

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IN-HOUSE TRAINING

We offer off the shelf and bespoke In-house Training solutions to meet the diverse needs of your council. We can arrange for any of our programs to be delivered on-site for your convenience.

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SHORT COURSES

Ranging from a half-day upskill or a more in-depth two-day session, our Short Courses are an effective, efficient and affordable way to develop new skills and enhance your career.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

    • 09 Feb 2022
    • 13 Dec 2022
    • 12 sessions
    • Harmer House, Level 2, 5 Leigh Street, Adelaide and Live Virtual Classroom
    • 0
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    The LG Professionals SA Ignite Program is a leadership learning path for supervisors, team leaders and coordinators in local government across South Australia.

    The focus of the program is to enable those who have limited experience in managing and leading people to develop the competencies required to be successful in their role. 

    Download the full prospectus here.


    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 09 Feb 2022
    • 12 Aug 2022
    • 13 sessions
    • University of South Australia City West Campus, North Terrace, Adelaide and Virtual
    • 0

    Developed in partnership with UniSA and local government experts, the Strategic Management Program (SMP) has been designed to increase the skills and capabilities of leaders and managers in local government.

    Participants will build high-level leadership and management skills within a local government context, and learn technical skills to manage business functions and enhance innovation, strategic thinking, business acumen and operational excellence. 

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    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    • 02 Jun 2022
    • 01 Dec 2022
    • 10 sessions
    • Various Locations - TBA
    • 0


    The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a program aimed to provide participants with a greater level of comprehension and understanding of local government; increased understanding of leadership concepts and practices and how to integrate these learnings into the workplace, increased confidence; enhanced self-awareness; an appreciation of and an ability to work with different personality types; the opportunity to challenge their assumptions. 

    Download the prospectus here.


    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 31 Aug 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • LG House, 148 Frome Street, Adelaide SA 5000
    • 0
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    Project management is a fundamental skill in our modern workforce, as it ensures that what is being delivered is not only right, but that it also delivers against the business opportunity - so it's important that we get it right.

    This course is designed to cover the basic principles of managing projects to help you plan, control and organise activities to ensure that you are delivering successful projects every time. It is best suited for staff who may be new to managing projects or have not previously undertaken any formal project management training.

    This course will be delivered in person at LG House, 148 Frome Street, Adelaide.

    For more information, visit https://www.lgprofessionalssa.org.au/introduction-to-project-management/.



    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.


    • 04 Nov 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • SkyCity Ballroom, SkyCity Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5001


    Registrations for the Women's Network Conference are not yet available.

    Please continue to check this page as further details will be provided closer to the event.




    Registration at our event and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests.

    • 25 Nov 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • U City Function Centre, Level 1, 43 Franklin St, Adelaide


    Registrations for the Economic Development Conference are not yet available.

    Please continue to check this page as further details will be provided closer to the event.


    Looking forward, Australia will be different. Demographics will change – Australia’s ageing population the biggest factor. Inter-generational burdens will shift.  Economies will change – as will communities. Long term challenges but also long-term opportunities. Local Government’s role will emerge and necessarily evolve – different Councils will require different capability and capacity.

    Registrations are open. 

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    This is an important conference not to be missed. 


    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.  

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au

Mailing Address: 148 Frome Street ADELAIDE SA 5000   Phone: 08 8224 2080   Email: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au


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