Modernising the Local Government Workplace

Tuesday, 30 November 2021 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM AEDT | Online

Creating a Contemporary Workplace

As career trajectories and traditional employment structures change, local councils need to adapt if they are to recruit and retain the right talent. Embracing and investing in technology to increase workplace productivity will help enable flexibility and sustainability to ensure ongoing success.

Public Sector Network’s Modernising the Local Government Workplace complimentary virtual event will equip attendees with ideas and strategies on how to increase organisational agility, streamline processes and improve culture to create a contemporary workplace.

Key Takeaways

A must-attend event for public sector organisations looking to:

Develop proactive approaches to enable organisational efficiency and reduce costs in a shifting environment

Improve existing systems, policies & processes to facilitate ongoing & contemporary workplace transformation

Learn to utilise new technologies that can assist with the future of workplace transformation

Your Expert Speakers

Tony Brun

Chief Executive Officer,
City of Cockburn (WA)

Sorana Dinmore

General Manager,
Corporate Services,
City of Marion (SA)

Susan Pettifer

Director of People,
Performance and Technology,
City of Sydney (NSW)

Greg Curcio

Director Customer and Technology,
City of Stonnington (VIC)

Mark Gibbison

Global Head of Public Sector,

Michelle Webster

General Manager,
Customer and Commercial Services,
Central Highlands Regional Council (QLD)

Talia Love-Linay

Manager People & Culture,
Ipswich City Council (QLD)

Agenda at a glance

  • 11:00 AM AEDT

    Welcome from PSN

  • 11:10 AM AEDT

    Welcome from Chair

  • 11:20 AM AEDT

    Government Keynote: Evaluating Workforce Planning and Development in the ‘New Normal’

  • 11:35 AM AEDT

    Partner Session: Adopting Technology That Enables Workplace Transformation

  • 11:50 AM AEDT

    Government Case Study: Facilitating Successful Workforce Transformation through Contemporary Leadership

  • 12:05 PM AEDT

    Partner Session: Leveraging Data and Analytics to Support Council Employees

  • 12:20 PM AEDT

    Government Case Study: Fostering Resilient and Adaptive Workplace Practices in Your Council

  • 12:35 PM AEDT

    Refreshment Break

  • 12:40 PM AEDT

    Panel Session: Reimagining the Workplace in Local Government

  • 1:10 PM AEDT

    End of session


What’s included in your registration:

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and exploring how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives


An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology Solutions

Hear  from solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services


Receive on-demand access to session content after the conference on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Complimentary for public sector employees only *

Event Partners

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Local Government and Municipalities Community Prospectus

Most councils are on a transformation journey to become truly inter-connected councils, transforming back, middle and front office to become more efficient and cost effective and to deliver better services. To achieve this they are looking for new technology, streamlining processes, up-skilling their workforce and trying to maximise the value of their data.

Showcase your solutions today!

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