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Speeches Speeches

2017 Bush Councils Convention Presidential Address

LGAQ CEO Greg Hallam delivers an opening address to the 2017 Bush Councils Convention in Charters Towers on behalf of LGAQ President Mayor Mark Jamieson.

2015 LGAQ Finance Summit opening speech - President Margaret de Wit

2015 LGAQ Finance Summit opening speech - President Margaret de Wit

President's Opening Speech to the 2015 LGAQ Finance Summit 22 April 2015

2014 Local Government Association Annual Conference President Address - President Margaret de Wit

2014 Local Government Association Annual Conference President Address - President Margaret de Wit

President's Address to the 118th LGAQ Annual Conference 27 October 2014

2014 WQLGA Annual Conference - Opening Address by President Cr Margaret de Wit

2014 WQLGA Annual Conference - Opening Address by President Cr Margaret de Wit

2014 WQLGA Annual Conference - Opening Address by President Cr Margaret de Wit

2014 Local Buy Procurement Conference Opening Address - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2014 Local Buy Procurement Conference Opening Address - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2014 Local Buy Procurement Conference Opening Address - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 Financial Summit Opening Address by President Margaret de Wit

2013 Financial Summit Opening Address by President Margaret de Wit

2013 Financial Summit Opening Address by President Margaret de Wit

2013 Planning Institute of Australia Conference - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 Planning Institute of Australia Conference - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 Planning Institute of Australia Conference - LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 President's Address to 117th Annual Conference - Cr Margaret de Wit

2013 President's Address to 117th Annual Conference - Cr Margaret de Wit

SPEECH | 117th Annual Conference: address by President Margaret de Wit - Welcome to the 2013 Annual Conference in Cairns, this year's theme of providing Value for Money

2013 ALGWA State Conference: address by Cr Margaret de Wit

SPEECH | State Australian Local Government Women's Association Conference... LGAQ President Cr Margaret de Wit 'Getting back to Business'

2013 Waste Recycling Industry Association Symposium: address by President Margaret de Wit

SPEECH | Local government perspectives for future waste policy...LGAQ President Cr Margaret de Wit expounds the need for smarter thinking - doing more, with less.

2013 Indigenous Leaders Forum Address by LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 Indigenous Leaders Forum Address by LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

2013 Indigenous Leaders Forum Address by LGAQ President Margaret de Wit

Interviews Interviews

Interview with ALGA President Felicity-ann Lewis

Interview | ALGA President Felicity-ann Lewis took time out with us to discuss the unprecedented importance of an Assembly held under the shadow of the upcoming Federal Election and September Referendum campaign.

Interview with Maranoa Mayor Robert Loughnan

Interview | Maranoa Mayor Robert Loughnan discusses his council's flood levee project, which has recently seen a key milestone with the beginning of its construction phase

A year in review with first term mayor Cr Mal Forman

Interview | As a first-term Mayor at the time of the 2013 Bundaberg flood, Cr. Mal Forman has certainly had his baptism of fire. With the city declared a disaster zone, the national media descending en masse and the rising Burnett River wreaking havoc it’s safe to say that Mayor Forman has gleaned a thing or two about disaster management...

A year in review with first term mayor Cr Karen Williams

Interview | During her first twelve months as mayor Cr. Karen Williams achieved the lowest rate increase in South-East Queensland, pledged to put Redlands on the map as an undiscovered paradise and got increasingly comfortable sharing a few quirky snippets about her past...
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