We are here for our members and are highly committed to the sector. All of our programs and events are developed by the sector, for the sector.


Leadership Programs

Our Leadership Programs are designed to help you continue to learn, develop and evolve as a leader in a local government context, no matter what stage of your career you're in.

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CONFERENCES

Like all of our professional development opportunities, our conferences are uniquely local government and designed to help you connect, learn and grow in your career.

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MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE

Get a team together and challenge yourselves with this simulation-based team-building, learning and networking program using real local government themes.

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SHORT COURSES

Ranging from a half-day upskill or a more in-depth two-day session, our Short Programs are an effective, efficient and affordable way to develop new skills and enhance your career.

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EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Our Excellence Awards recognise outstanding achievement and innovation in local government, contributing to the advancement and improvement of the sector.

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IN-HOUSE TRAINING

We offer off the shelf and bespoke In-house Training solutions to meet the diverse needs of your council. We can arrange for any of our programs to be delivered on-site for your convenience.

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COACHING SERVICES

Our Coaching Services can help you progress to the next phase of your careers. Whether you’re looking for team coaching or a 1:1 coaching engagement, we can help you get started.

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Upcoming Programs

    • 02 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 07 Dec 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 12 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom (via Zoom)
    • 4
    Registration is closed


    The LG Professionals SA Ignite Program is a leadership learning path for supervisors, team leaders and coordinators in local government across South Australia.

    The focus of the program is to enable those who have limited experience in managing and leading people to develop the competencies required to be successful in their role. 

    Download the 2021 Prospectus.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 27 May 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 03 Dec 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 10 sessions
    • Various Locations - TBA
    • 0


    SOLD OUT - this intake has reached capacity. Please register to join our waitlist in case any places become available.

    The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a program aimed to provide participants with a greater level of comprehension and understanding of local government; increased understanding of leadership concepts and practices and how to integrate these learnings into the workplace, increased confidence; enhanced self-awareness; an appreciation of and an ability to work with different personality types; the opportunity to challenge their assumptions. 

    Download the prospectus here.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 09 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 16 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 2 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom
    • 0


    This session is now at capacity - please join the waitlist.

    This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your time management approach to your daily and weekly workload—work smarter, not harder!

    You’ll dive into issues that are preventing you from reaching optimum effectiveness and develop a range of techniques and strategies to better manage your time and get more out of your day.

    This course consists of two 2-hour Zoom sessions as well as video content and exercises prior to the live virtual classroom sessions.

    For more information, visit http://lgprofessionalssa.org.au/managing-your-time-energy-and-priorities/.

    Registrations for this event are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 11 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 18 Jun 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 2 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom
    • 0


    This session is now at capacity - please join the waitlist.

    Project management is something we do every day in local government and it’s an area we should be leaders in.
    Beyond providing you with essential knowledge and skills to plan, manage and execute projects on time and on budget, this program takes a deeper dive into project management theory and looks at both operational and strategic elements of project management.

    Best suited to those who have some project management experience behind them, and those that have completed the Introduction to Project Management course.

    This course consists of two 3-hour Zoom sessions.

    For more information, visit http://lgprofessionalssa.org.au/advanced-project-management/.

    Registrations for this event are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (UTC+09:30)
    • City of Tea Tree Gully, 571 Montague Road, Modbury
    • 15


    Presented to you by the LG Professionals SA Community Managers Network.

    This half day Working with Communities workshop is an opportunity for local government practitioners to increase their knowledge and understanding of community development in local government.

    The workshop builds on the Working with Communities induction kit e-resource published by the LG Professionals SA Community Managers Network.

    As part of this workshop you will:

    • Develop a greater understanding about community wellbeing through community development and service delivery in local government
    • Understand the language and values that inform and guide community development and service delivery
    • Explore creative, innovative and cost effective community initiatives that meet community needs and expectations
    • Learn how to plan and evaluate the impact of community programs and services

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    • 05 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 12 Aug 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 2 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom
    • 3
    Register


    Project management is a fundamental skill in our modern workforce, as it ensures that what is being delivered is not only right, but that it also delivers against the business opportunity - so it's important that we get it right.

    This course is designed to cover the basic principles of managing projects to help you plan, control and organise activities to ensure that you are delivering successful projects every time. It is best suited for staff who may be new to managing projects or have not previously undertaken any formal project management training.

    This course will be delivered across two 3 hour sessions via Zoom.

    For more information, visit https://www.lgprofessionalssa.org.au/introduction-to-project-management/.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    By registering for this event/forum/program you will be subscribed to the LG Professionals SA mailing list. Should you wish to unsubscribe at any time, please email admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.


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