Conference Program

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17 November


Registration operational in TRECC foyer


Trade Exhibition open


STAR Room off TRECC foyer Professional Development Session for mayors and councillors (TBC)


Afternoon Refreshments in Exhibition area


Plenary sessions

AR Bluett Memorial Awards

President’s Welcome Reception address


President’s Welcome Reception – Tamworth Town Hall.

Bus transfers to selected hotels.

18 November


ALGWA NSW Breakfast – Star Room (TRECC)


Registration opens. Light refreshments in exhibition area.

Registration desk open from 7.30am to 6pm.


Conference Welcome

Opening address


Opening of the Federal and State Conferences adoption of standing orders, business sessions and consideration of motions and conference business.

Presentation of financial reports

Start of consideration of motions and conference business

Morning Refreshments

Consideration of Conference Business continued

Delegate lunch in Exhibition area

Consideration of Conference Business continued

Afternoon Refreshments in trade exhibition

Consideration of Conference Business Networking in trade exhibition


LGNSW Conference Dinner and entertainment.

Presentation LG Service Awards.

19 November


LGNSW Information Desk and Exhibition and light refreshments – operational


Plenary and panel sessions

Morning Refreshments

Announcement of location for Annual Conference 2025


Grab and Go Lunch in trade exhibition

Conference concludes at 1.45pm

Social Events

President's Welcome Reception

17 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

Tamworth Town Hall.

The President’s Welcome Reception is included in your registration. Tickets for partners and extra guests of members can be purchased at time of registration.

Coach transfers to selected hotels.

Conference Dinner

18 November, 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

Dinner and entertainment.

Presentation of Local Government Service Awards will be made during the Conference Dinner.


Conference Dinner

18 November, 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

Dinner and entertainment.

Presentation of Local Government Service Awards will be made during the Conference Dinner.

StateCover General Managers' Lunch

18 November: Exclusive to GMs and CEOs.

ALGWA Breakfast

18 November 7.30am to 8.40am

Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA NSW) Breakfast (Star Room [TRECC])
Sponsored by ALGWA Breakfast Partner

* Conference Draft Program (subject to change)


Cr Darriea Turley AM is a councillor at Broken Hill City Council and was elected as President of the Board of LGNSW in December 2021. She has worked and volunteered in health and welfare for more than 30 years, being involved with and initiating many groups in the “Silver City”.

Cr Darriea Turley AM

LGNSW President

David Reynolds has worked in local government for almost 17 years, after starting his career in the private sector as a lawyer specialising in employment and industrial law. He is also a qualified company director. David has broad and deep experience across the many functions of the local government sector. In addition to local council experience, he has participated in a number of industry groups at the State level, including several award working parties, discussions on contributions reform, and he was closely involved in the delivery of the Western Sydney City Deal.

David Reynolds

LGNSW Chief Executive