Congress 2019

2019 National Congress

Ethan Kent, Romilly Madew, The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Population, Cities & Urban Infrastructure and the Hon Andrew Giles MP, Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure at Congress.

2019 Congress Highlights

  • Keynote speakers, Ethan Kent (Project for Public Spaces, USA) and Romilly Madew (Infrastructure Australia)
  • Expert presenters, panel sessions and hypotheticals
  • NGAA Awards Dinner
  • On-site case study at award-winning Midland Railway Workshops, an urban renewal success story
  • Strategic Planning Workshop for Members
Congress Presentations

Congress is based at The Vines Resort in the beautiful Swan Valley in Western Australia.

The Congress Welcome Function on Sunday 10 November is at the acclaimed Mandoon Estate.

The Members-only Strategic Planning Workshop on Tuesday 12 November is at the historic Guildford Hotel.


The NGAA Awards 2019 celebrate and showcase excellence and innovation from projects and initiatives that support the development of growth areas across Australia. Winners were announced on Monday 11 November at the NGAA Awards Dinner. More information here.

awards information
Host Council and Presenting Partner

The City of Swan, 20km north-east of the CBD, is one of Perth's fastest growing municipalities. It's also the largest, with two regional centres, major commercial and industrial areas, historically significant towns and a thriving tourism industry.

Congress Partners

We gratefully acknowledge the support of our Congress Partners:


All Congress and Awards sponsorship allocations for 2019 have been exhausted. For information about Congress 2022, please contact NGAA’s Executive Officer, Bronwen Clark, on 0448 401 257 or at

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