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Building your leadership legacy

Overview

Building your leadership legacy
Facilitated by industry expert Ruth McGowan OAM, the Women in Local Government Leadership Masterclass will assist women leaders to build their legacy. Learn the advanced skills and knowledge needed to enable you to grow in your career and make greater contribution to the performance of your organisations, benefitting communities now and into the future.

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Why should you attend this masterclass?
  • Understand how politicians think & learn how this impacts project delivery
  • Unlock the power of diversity through building inclusive teams
  • Learn how to communicate effectively as a local government leader
  • Unpack the skills of positive organisational politics in a politically driven organisation
  • Feel confident to grow your professional profile through building a stronger network
Who will attend?
Senior & aspiring female leaders & also male champions of change from Local Councils.

Professionals from HR, learning & development, diversity and inclusion looking to empower leadership within their own organisation

Attend to learn:

  • Develop the essential skills needed as a female leader in Local Government
  • Understand positive organisational politics & become more politically astute
  • Build diverse, inclusive, high performing teams & be a leader of change
  • Hear from a panel of Local Government female leaders & learn how they succeeded
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Key Speakers

Ruth McGowan
OAM

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What People Are Saying

  • “Ruth McGowan is an engaging presenter with expert knowledge of the local government sector and she is passionate about advancing gender equality across all levels of politics. As a former councillor herself and having worked on several political campaigns, Ruth runs lively Campaign Masterclasses to equip women to run for public office successfully. In fact, she has literally written the book on this topic; Get Elected is a valuable resource for any aspiring politician. Her energy and support for leaders to make a difference is contagious. I highly recommend Ruth as a speaker and trainer.”

    Licia Heath
    CEO, Women for Election Australia
  • “Great workshop! The information provided was useful and relevant to the workplace and I got to meet great people. I would highly recommend Criterion Conferences to friends and colleagues.

    Caroline Yvon
    Accountant. ACT Government. 2018 Women in Leadership Workshop attendee

Blog

  • Date: 15 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The biggest risk for the local government is health and safety, infrastructure and financial sustainability. According to a new analysis by Aon, it shows that many of the Australian councils are failing to adequately prepare for this risk. The report suggested that more than 50 percent of councils are not paying heed to the overarching …

  • Date: 22 May 2018  By: Josephine O'Brien

    Inconsistency surrounding the implementation and enforcement of regulation is a challenge that permeates across local government jurisdictions as well as between state and local governments. Common issues include a lack of guidance and resources from state government when implementing new regulations, as well as a lack of standardised enforcement approaches across local jurisdictions. The result …

  • Date: 16 Apr 2018  By: Josephine O'Brien

    The NSW government this week released a new draft code for low-rise medium-density housing in an effort to curb Sydney’s crippling housing affordability problems. The code will allow for one and two-storey dual occupancies, while also introducing manor housing and terrace dwellings as new terms meeting the definition of “medium density”. The new system will …

  • Date: 9 Mar 2018  By: Josephine O'Brien

    The huge population growth in and around Australia’s major cities is common knowledge, along with an understanding of the benefits of creating cities where people live and work in close proximity. As a solution to housing supply, high density apartments are not broadly the right solution for Australians. They are expensive and often just too …

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