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Local Government Conference 2011

From 20-22 July 2011, almost 200 delegates from councils across Tasmania attended the 2011 Local Government Conference, held at Wrest Point in Hobart.  The conference, themed 100 Years Long: 100 Years Strong, coincided with the Local Government Association's 100th anniversary and looked at major achievements in Local Government over the last century and at where the sector is headed for the future.

Local Government Conference pic for web 

Speakers included:

PLENARY SPEAKERS
Ross Dawson
- Creating the Future of Local Government
Jacky Hodges - Census: 100 years in Tasmania
Ricky Langford - Worker Health is Your Business!!!
Clr Genia McCaffrey - Constitutional Recognition
Minister Bryan Green
Tony South

Panel Event featuring Roger Chalk, Sue Smith, Tony Bisdee, Lynn Mason and Mike Gaffney - A Retrospective - The Living Presidents

WORKSHOP PRESENTERS
Prof. Jill Klein -
When Good Managers Make Bad Decisions
Peter Williams - Social Media and Local Government
Mark Anderson and Christian Morris - Recruitment and Perfomance Management of General Managers
Clare Mason - Understanding and Dealing with Misconduct
Anne Leadbeater - Black Saturday 2009: Collaboration and Partnerships in the 'Post-Bushfire' Environment
Dr Tony McCall - Overcoming Implementation Deficits: Linking Policy Development and Project Management

MAV INSURANCE CONFERENCE DINNER
Around 320 guests attended the 2011 Conference Dinner, sponsored by MAV Insurance, held at the Hobart Function Centre on Thursday, 21 July. During the evening, the winners of the inaugural Life Members Award for Meritorious Service, the Council History Award and Long Service Award were announced. Entertainment was provided by Tasmanian guitarist Cary Lewincamp, Island Fire, and dance band Manhattan.  A free shuttle service to the Hobart Function Centre was provided courtesy of JMG Engineering.

Plenary Session Presentations
Ricky Langford - Worker Health is your Business Ricky%20Langford%20-%20Worker%20Health%20is%20your%20Business (13026 kb)
Jacky Hodges - Census - 100 Years in Tasmania Jacky%20Hodges%20-%20Census%20-%20100%20Years%20in%20Tasmania (6998 kb)

Tony South - Paraplegic Benefit Fund Australia (1805 kb)

Workshop Presentations

Prof Jill Klein - When Good Managers make Bad Decisions (11463 kb)

Mark Anderson - Executive Recruitment and Performance Management (427 kb)
Tony McCall - Overcoming Implementation Deficits McCall%20-%20Overcoming%20Implementation%20Deficits (1305 kb)


2012 CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP AND TRADE EXHIBITION
If you are a company with an interest in sponsorship or a trade booth at the 2012 Local Government Conference, please contact stephanie.watson@lgat.tas.gov.au or phone (03) 6233 5119.

2011 Local Government Conference Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor
 
MAV

 
Gold Sponsors
 

 

Aerus               Knight ErrantCommonwealth BankMarsh

 
Silver Sponsors
 

                      Acrodata                  Quadrant                    Tyreright          Pitt and Sherry 09

 

 

 
Valued contibutors
 

   JMG           Font PR              Stornoway Logo

             Tascorp Logo          Wrest Point Logo         Dobson Mitchell Allport          PML Logo 09                    

          Get Moving Tasmania PPAC                   Tas Gov                 Landmark Products

 

 

 

 

 

 

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