The LGNSW Water Management Conference is an annual event, co-ordinated by local government for local government, providing a forum for discussion on urban water supply and sewerage as well as broader water management issues. In 2017 it is co-hosted by Dubbo Regional Council. Delegates will have the opportunity to find out about the latest water policy initiatives and trends, receive updates on emergent technical issues, benchmark, network and further their professional development and team building capabilities.


The recognition of cultural diversity playing an integral role in both an organisation and community’s success is at an all-time high. For Indigenous women, the opportunity to unleash their leadership capability and reach their career goals is greater than ever. The 6th Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit 2017 is the leading platform for women to come together to share advice, key challenges and inspiring stories. This is a chance to hear from some of the country’s most accomplished Indigenous leaders. The two-day Summit will be a mix of case studies, expert commentaries and panel discussions designed to illustrate the challenges and opportunities commonly facing Indigenous women. This event is the ideal opportunity for Indigenous women to develop the necessary skills to position themselves for both career and community success.


Communications and PR have always been integral to business success, with the ever growing presence of technology and digitised strategy, the need for smart and dynamic leadership has never been greater. In an environment of unprecedented disruption and innovation, agile leadership is needed to survive and thrive. The 5th Women in Communications & PR Leadership Summit 2017 will delve into the hybrid nature of communication leadership, with speakers providing inspiring stories of leading, paired with technical leaders who are riding the wave of innovation and redefining the function of communications and PR. Whether you’re a seasoned leader or taking your first steps into leadership, this year’s summit will provide the insights you need to drive even greater success.


The Australian Higher Education sector is undergoing vast and widereaching change, bringing new challenges but also fresh opportunities for aspiring professionals to step up into leadership. Despite these new directions, the shadow of this legacy institution is still apparent, with women still underrepresented at senior leadership levels. There is a need for existing and emerging leaders to up-skill, step up, making things happen for both themselves and the leaders of tomorrow. The 11th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2017 is the leading event for leaders in the sector, and seeks to provide realistic tips and tricks for females wanting to reach their leadership potential.