The National Women in Local Government Leadership Summit 2017

The Local Government sector has entered into a period of significant transformation and change, creating new challenges and opportunities for leaders in local councils. Leaders in this environment find themselves pulled in different directions by internal and external stakeholders, and need to refine influencing skills, political acumen and a diplomatic character to thrive.

Liquid Learning is proud to present the National Women in Local Government Leadership Summit 2017. Leaders from across the country will gain valuable insights and advice through interactive workshops, case studies, expert commentary sessions and interactive panel discussions. Discover strategies and skill-sets to navigate complex challenges, drive successful change, and to build and achieve career excellence in the Local Government. The Summit’s core objective is to provide leaders and aspiring leaders with the skills required to better manage the demands of their multi-faceted roles, whilst ensuring optimum effectiveness and organisation-wide success.


  • Become a champion of change and innovation
  • Learn to lead effectively through complexity
  • Enhance communication & stakeholder engagement skills
  • Foster a culture of accountability for results

Key featured speakers

  • Kiersten Fishburn, Chief Executive Officer, Liverpool City Council
  • Patience Harrington, Chief Executive Officer, City of Wodonga
  • Robert Doyle AC, Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne
  • Justine Linley, Chief Executive Officer, City of Ballarat
  • Stephen Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Domenic Isola, Chief Executive Officer, Hume City Council

Tickets details

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