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LGA Roads and Works Conference

The LGA Roads and Works Conference is a long standing annual event held in late August. The Conference is held in regional locations across South Australia.

This highly successful and well attended event is the premier ‘all things Roads’ that provides important informal networking opportunities for Local Government delegates.

2017 LGA Roads and Works Conference

Event Type Conference
Event Focus Road Works
Event Reach Adults
Event Scope Local Government
Dates 16/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location Northern Festival Centre
106 Gertrude St, Port Pirie SA 5540
Contact Rebecca Wake , Events Officer
08 8224 2047


The 2017 LGA Roads and Works Conference was be held on 16-18 August in Port Pirie. The event commenced with a Welcome Reception on 16 August from 6pm at the Port Football Club, day 1 & 2 of the conference was held on 17 & 18 August and the Conference Dinner on 17 August at the Northern Festival Centre.


Day 1 - Thursday 17 August

From paddock to port - the importance of infrastructure. An industry perspective: Jonathon Wilson, Viterra

Tranforming Port Pirie: Dr Andrew Johnson, Port Pirie Regional Council

New GIS coordinate system & the Sancitity of permanent survey marks: Bradley Slape and Doug Roberts, DPTI

Tivking the boxes - Producing successful grant applications: Colin Steele, Section51

Asset Management (New NAMS): John Comrie, JAC Comrie P/L

Bitumen treatments - Is there more to the black stuff then meets the eye? Rod Ellis, Tonkin Consulting

My Local Services App - utilising location technology on your smart phone: John Mundy, Local Government Association

Integrating natural and built assets in road reserves: Tim Johnson, City of Mitcham

Site Tour - Port Pirie Regional Sports centre Construction: Jeff Adams, Port Pirie Regional Council

Day 2 - Friday 18 August

ALGA National Update: Mayor David O'Loughlin, ALGA President

Is social media a threat? Sarah Bishop, Activate Consulting

Flood Damage assistance - What the department needs from council: Roy Yates, Department of Treasury and Finance

Getting flood damage assessment right - experience from the field: Simon Grenfell, Alexandrina Council

The NHVR Portal - What does it mean for council road managers: Todd Wellard, NHVR

Public place sercurity bollards: Mark Toohey, City of Adelaide



To view the photo from the conference please click here

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2017 LGA Roads and Works Conference

Start Date: 16/08/2017
End Date: 18/08/2017

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