6th Local Government Financial Sustainability Summit

Full program available now!

The Local Government Association of Queensland and Queensland Treasury Corporation have partnered together to deliver Joining the Dots, the 6th Local Government Financial Sustainability Summit.

The Summit will explore real-life examples of how local governments have overcome challenges in their regions, secured international investment, and achieved business success. Hear industry experts, Ministers, and keynote presenters address local, global, financial, and business challenges.

Who should attend?

  • Mayors and Councillors
  • CEOs & CFOs
  • Chairs of Finance Committees

Summit highlights

Keynote presenter Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, Brisbane City Council – on leadership and challenges within local government.
Keynote presenter Emma Petherick, McKinsey - preparing local government for the opportunities and challenges of the coming decade.
Keynote presenter Adam Gilmour, Gilmour Space Technologies – a Gold Coast space technology entrepreneur out to prove 'the sky is no longer a limit'.
Executive masterclasses Project management, Unlocking Transaction Value, Business Cases in Practice, Market-led Proposals, and Complex Problem Solving.
Industry insights Asset Management Panel - Insights from industry experts on adopting new technologies and using these to improve asset management practices.
Industry insights Stimulating the Local Economy - buying local and investing in the economic growth of our regions has been a fundamental priority for Queensland councils. In recent years, a majority of councils have modified their strategic procurement policies to incorporate a culture that supports buying locally. Learn about the successes, and how councils have overcome some of the challenges they have faced in the process.