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Council Next Practice Showcase and LGA Ordinary General Meeting

The Council Best Practice Showcase and LGA Ordinary General Meeting is an annual event held in Adelaide.

The Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA) Ordinary General Meeting is one of the ultimate decision-making and policy setting forums for the LGA. In addition to the formal elements of the Ordinary General Meeting the showcase element looks at council best practice case studies.


2018 Council Next Practice Showcase and LGA OGM

Event Type LGA Events
Event Focus Local Government Conference
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Government
Dates 12/04/2018 to 13/04/2018
Location Adelaide Town Hall
Contact Local Government Association
Rebecca Wake , Events Officer
08 8224 2047

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The 2018 Council Next Practice Showcase and LGA Ordinary General Meeting will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on 12 & 13 April. The Showcase Networking Dinner will be held on 12 April at the Intercontinental Hotel.

The LGA is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for this years showcase event is Chris Richardson. Chris Richardson is a Partner of Deloitte Access Economics and is one of Australia’s best known economists. Chris heads Deloitte Access Economics’ forecasting and modelling unit.  He is the author of three regular publications: Business Outlook, Employment Forecasts and Budget Monitor. Chris’ expertise includes the Australian and global economies, Federal budget analysis, property, ageing and industry trends, and his comments on trends in the economy and their effect on business regularly appear in daily media coverage.

After Chris' presentation we will move into the concurrent sessions where we will hear from councils on,

  • planning and engagement;
  • economic regeneration;
  • climate change;
  • council collaboration;
  • big data;
  • sustainable population growth and
  • walking tour highlighting some local heritage.
    As there are limited places available for the walking tour please register for this session through the online registration form (button below). Confirmation will be sent out a week prior if you are successful in securing a spot.



A government rate is available at the Oaks Embassy and Oaks Horizon (located on North Terrace) from 11-13 April, to book please click here. The weblink code is LGA2018.



If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Wake on 8224 2047 or  


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Nominations for Council Members Recognition of Service 

Currently serving council members, who have served for 20 years or more (as either a councillor or through combined service as a councillor and a council employee) are eligible to receive a Certificate of Service.

Due to the prestigious status of these Certificates of Service, they will be presented before an audience of the recipient's peers at the Showcase Networking Dinner on Thursday 12 April at the Intercontinental Hotel. Recipients of the Certificates of Service will be invited to attend the Dinner as a guest of the LGA.

Please advise Rebecca Wake of individuals who are eligible to receive a Certificate of Service by completing the online form below by COB Friday 23 March. For further information please visit


2017 Council Best Practice Showcase

Start Date: 20/04/2017
End Date: 21/04/2017

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