Issue 087
December 2018

  • A word from the CEO
  • Sponsor Insight
  • Upcoming Programs and Events



A word from the CEO

Welcome to our Christmas edition of Leaders Connect, an opportunity to wish you all a very well deserved and happy break, and to highlight a few super opportunities coming up.

Also, a special congratulations to the Emerging Leaders Class of 2018. We wish you well on your leadership journey and will be here to support you and connect you along the way. Your presentations were fantastic and you made us very proud.

Merry Festivus to all – safe and happy times to you and yours.

Taryn Sexton

Sponsor Insight

Your Statewide Super Star is shining bright this festive season!

We are proud to be one of only seven super funds nationally to receive a 5-star CANSTAR rating in 2018. This is the highest rating provided by Australia’s biggest financial comparison site and joins our Platinum rating by SuperRatings, 5-Apples rating by Chant West and 5-star rating by Heron^.

During 2018 we have continued to work with the best interests of our valued members at the forefront of our decisions. We know that these results give our members peace-of-mind that their money is in good hands with Statewide Super.

We wish you a safe and joyous festive season, and we look forward to seeing many of you at the LG Professionals, SA Annual State Conference in February 2019.

^To learn more about our awards, please visit the following sites – SuperRatings 2018 Award -, Chant West 2018 Award -, Heron 2018 Award -, Canstar 2018 Award - Ratings are only one factor to be taken into account when deciding whether to invest in a financial product.

Statewide Superannuation Pty Ltd ABN 62 008 099 223 (AFSL 243171) Trustee and RSE Licensee of Statewide Superannuation Trust ABN 54 145 196 298 (“Statewide Super”). In deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold, a Statewide Super product, please consider the applicable Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) available at or by calling 1300 65 18 65. Issued in December 2018.

Upcoming Programs and Events

Emerging Leaders Program
Thursday 23 May 2019
Registrations open 9.00am 29 January 2019. Save the date—places will sell out fast!

Strategic Management Program
Wednesday 6 March
Registrations close 1 February 2019. Register now

18th Annual Excellence Awards Nominations
Nominations close 1 February 2019. Nominate now

Annual State Conference 'Communicate to Captivate: Conversations in Local Government'
Friday 22 February 2019. Register now

2019 Management Challenge
Thursday 2 May 2019
Registrations close 28 February. Find out more

Tuesday 26 March
Registrations close 8 March 2019. Register now


About Local Government Professionals Australia, SA

LG Professionals, SA is a not-for-profit member based association representing professionals working in local government in South Australia. 

We have the ability to link and connect people from different councils who may not otherwise form relationships or share. 

Our high quality professional development programs and networking events are uniquely local government – reflective of the culture of the sector and sensitive to the needs of its professionals. 

The content of our events and programs are informed by our members and people who genuinely care about the sector. 

We provide a safe and supportive environment in which to grow and learn while creating opportunities to make time away from the office to work on the business or on self. 

We award and acknowledge achievements of excellence.

We are proud to be part of a national Federation of State based Local Government Professionals Australia organisations, supported by a national office dedicated to supporting the National Local Government sector.


LG Professionals, SA    5 Hauteville Tce, Eastwood SA SA 5063   Ph: 8291-7990



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