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Professional Bodies

Administration & Governance

LG Professionals Australia (SA)    Ph:  8291 7990  For general enquiries:

LG Professionals SA Networks
Contact: Melanie Winter, Network and Programs Manager, 8291 7994

Australian LG Women's Association (SA) (ALGWA SA)
Governance & Policy Officers Network
Chair - Alana Martin, City of Charles Sturt  08 8408 1233
Secretary - Wendy Matthews, City of Holdfast Bay 08 8229 9934

Institute of Public Administration Australia (SA) (IPAA SA)

Continuous Improvement Network
Chair – Warren Gearey, City of Salisbury 08 8406 8551
Deputy Chair – Heather Falckh, City of Unley 08 8372 5487

LG Communicators Network
Contact: Sama Reid  8224-2029

Network of Procurement Professionals

Metropolitan Risk Managers Group



Community Engagement Network  
Contact: Sama Reid  8224-2029

Community Gardens Network Group
Contact: Ben Seamark  Ph: 8366 4263

Connecting Up Australia

Community Centres SA 

LG Access and Inclusion Network
Contact: Janine Anderson  Ph: 8256 0224

LG Professionals SA Community Managers Network
Contact: Melanie Winter, Network and Programs Manager, 8291 7994

LG Youth Services Forum  
Contact: Mark de Lange  Ph: 8408 0590


Economic Development

Economic Development Australia (SA)

Mainstreet SA


Health & Environment

Environmental Health Australia (SA) (EHA SA)
Immunisation Provider Network
Contact: Angela Newbound  Ph: 8219-5900

Environmental Sustainability Network
Contact: Bec Taylor  Ph: 8203 7913 

LG Biodiversity Network
Contact: Mark Ellis   Ph: 8366 4267  
Landscape Architecture in  LG Forum
Contact: Claire Bottrall  Ph: 8366 4168 

Human Resources

LG Professionals SA Human Resources Network
Contact: Melanie Winter, Network and Programs Manager, 8291 7994


Information Technology

LGIT SA Inc. (Local Government Information Technology South Australia Incorporated)


Infrastructure and facilities

Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (SA) (IPWEA SA)

SA LG Supervisory Officers' Association

Engineers Australia (including "Asset Management Council - a technical society of Engineers Australia")  Contact:  Niki Robinson


LG Property and Asset Managers Group
Contact: Stewart Galliford  Ph: 8229-9817

Public Libraries SA

Stormwater South Australia

Parks & Leisure Australia (SA & NT)

Waste Management Association of Australia (SA Branch)

Community Wastewater Management Systems User Groups

  • Eyre Peninsula Councils CWMS User Group.  Contact: Mike Stephenson   Ph:  0417 876 846
  • South-East Councils CWMS User group.  Contact: Mike Stephenson   Ph:  0417 876 846

Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management (AITPM)


Planning & Building

Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (SA) (AIBS SA)

Australian Local Government Mapinfo User Group (ALGMUG)

Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SA) (SSSI SA LG Commission)

Urban Development Institute of Australia (SA) (UDIA SA)

Planning Institute of Australia (SA) (PIA SA)  


Prevention, Regulation and Enforcement

LG Authorised Persons Association

CFS/Local Government Fire Prevention Officers Reference Group
Contact: George Kozminski   Ph: 8682 4266


Recreation & Sport

LG Recreation Forum
Contact:  Sean O'Brien  Ph: 7420 6472

Parks & Leisure Australia (SA & NT)


Revenue & Financial Management

Revenue Professionals SA (formerly known as the SA Institute of Rate Administrators, SAIRA)

SA LG Financial Management Group (FMG)

CPA Australia (SA)



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