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Local Government Managers Australia, Queensland (LGMA Queensland) is the leader in local government advocacy, collaborative learning and professional development. We represent the needs of our members to other spheres of government and to various stakeholders in order to create the most effective working environment for officers and to allow them to thrive. LGMA Queensland seeks to ensure its members are industry leaders, always at the forefront of good practice, change, innovation and the continuous elevation of local government in the state.

We have developed a collaborative membership, constantly growing in vitality and diversity. With all Queensland councils involved with LGMA Queensland, we have access to some of the most influential practitioners and are able to develop specialist events and training programmes, specific to the needs of individuals working in the sector.

If you work in local government in Queensland, then LGMA Queensland is an organisation you should be involved with – for your own career and in order to better serve your community.

Membership of LGMA is a must-have for anyone looking to develop their career in local government.

Through membership, individuals are kept informed of relevant trends and changes which may impact on their work. 

We think it's important to support all levels of local government. 

LGMA Qld Members have access to professional development and training tailored to their needs and the sector and, most importantly, they gain access to a network of like-minded professionals whose experience and insights can help them excel in their role and in their careers.  

No matter who you are or what stage of your career you are currently at, with LGMA Membership we have a beneficial  package for you! 

  • Tailored Information
  • Professional Development
  • Recognition and Awards
  • International Management Exchange opportunities
  • Membership Discounts for Attendance
  • Support Your Sector
  • Networking Opportunities
  • LGMA Member Club 

Membership Opportunities

To find out more about how you can join the LGMA network and start developing your career, click HERE.             



Up-coming events ...

Australasian Management Challenge 

Queensland  Winners will be announced on 27 August as part of the Awards for Excellence Celebration.

Awards for Excellence

Thursday 27 August from 3.30-5.30 pm - virtual event via Zoom.  Please note we do not release finalists in advance.   Visit Facebook and LinkedIn for a daily snapshot of the nominations.

LGMA Inspire Conference - IMPACT

This conference was originally scheduled for April and will now be held on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October 2020!  Registrations are now open. Visit the events page for online bookings.

Rural Management Challenge and Branch Forums

SQ – Hosted by Toowoomba Regional Council

SQ RMC – Wed 21 October and SQ Branch Forum – Thurs 22 October

NQ – Hosted by Cassowary Coast Regional Council

NQ RMC – Tues 10 November and NQ Branch Forum – Wed 11 November

CQ – Hosted by Isaac Regional Council

CQ RMC – Wed 25 November and CQ Branch Forum – Thurs 26 November

For further information click here.

Register here.


14 Oct – HR Forum

15 Oct – Governance Forum

Villages, Forums and Exchanges

Click here to view  Villages/Forums and Exchanges

Highlights from the 2019 AWARDS gala DINNER 


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