Events

22

Oct

NGAA Committee of Management Meeting - October

Meeting of NGAA Committee of Management members.

15

Nov

NGAA Election Priorities launch and Annual Meeting of Members

Online event. Guest speakers announced soon. Registration required.

Past events

2021 Symposium - Research and Practice from Australia's Growth Areas (2)

Symposium Day 2: Growth Area communities rising to the challenge

1.30pm - 4.30pm AEST

Virtual event

2021 Symposium - Research and Practice from Australia's Growth Areas

Symposium Day 1: Planning Resilient and Sustainable Communities in Growth Areas

1.30pm - 4.30pm AEST

Virtual event

NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee Meeting - July

Meeting of Strategic Advisory Committee members.

NGAA meeting and lunch at ALGA National General Assembly

Lunch meeting during ALGA NGA 2021 to brief NGAA Members and potential Members on the latest population growth data and growth area election priorities.  See photos here.

NGAA Committee of Management Meeting - June

Meeting of NGAA Committee of Management members.

What does the 2021 Federal Budget mean for growth areas?

Aaron Hill and Muheed Jamaldeen from Deloitte Access Economics joined EO Bronwen Clark for a Federal Budget overview. Recording and presentations now available.

Joint NGAA Committee of Management and Strategic Advisory Committee meeting

Joint meeting of members of NGAA Committee Management and Strategic Advisory Committee,

Growth Areas Economic Development Network Meeting

First Economic Development Network meeting - NGAA Members only.

Growth Areas Planners Network Meeting

Planners Network meeting for April - NGAA members only event

Growth Areas Advocacy Network - April 2021

Network meeting for April  - members only event.

 

NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee Meeting - April

Meeting of Strategic Advisory Committee members. 

NGAA Committee of Management Meeting - April

Meeting of Committee of Management members.

NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee Meeting - February

Meeting of Strategic Advisory Committee members.

NGAA Committee of Management Meeting - February

Meeting of Committee of Management members.

Growth Areas Advocacy Network Meeting - February 2021

Network meeting for February 2021. Members only event.

NGAA Committee of Management - December

Meeting of Committee of Management members. 

NGAA Annual Members' Meeting and Address by The Hon. Alan Tudge MP

The Annual Meeting of Mayors, Councillors and Officers of the National Growth Areas Alliance will be held online on Tuesday 8 December, 2020. The meeting will include an address by the Minister for Population, Cities and urban Infrastructure, The Hon. Alan Tudge MP.

All welcome. Registration is essential.

Growth Areas Advocacy Network Meeting

Growth Areas Advocacy Network Meeting for November. NGAA Members only.

Placemaking for nervous people – post-pandemic community engagement

Engaging communities and creating connection to 'place' has never been more important than in a time of significant social change. Hear from some of Australia’s leading placemaking and community engagement practitioners on their ‘new normal’ in growth areas.

Public event

NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee - October

Meeting of Strategic Advisory Committee members.

NGAA Committee of Management - October

Meeting of Committee of Management members.

A post-Budget look at the economic impact of COVID-19 on Growth Areas

What does the Federal Budget promise for growth areas? And what impact has COVID-19 had on growth area economies?

Youth Mental Health: Getting help where it's needed in growth areas

Access to mental health services is a significant challenge for many NGAA member councils and their communities. This webinar explored how Camden Council secured a Headspace presence for their community. See video and report.

Financial Stress in Growth Areas – the ticking time bomb for vulnerable communities

A detailed look at the impact of financial stress on growth area households and Councils, and the ticking time bomb of mortgage defaults and rental stress.

 

Growth Areas Advocacy Network August Meeting

Growth Areas Advocacy Network meeting. Members only.

2pm AEST

Development of ALP Cities Policy

Mr Andrew Giles MP, Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure, speaks about Federal Opposition policies impacting on growth areas, in the lead up to the next Federal election.

Members only.

NGAA Committee of Management - August

Meeting of Committee of Management members.

NGAA Research Launch: Working from Home in growth areas

Join us for the launch of the latest research on the lived experience of working from home in Australia’s outer suburbs during the Covid-19 lockdown. Some unexpected findings with implications for future infrastructure investment, small business and economic growth and the way we plan our communities.

Public event

Dis/Advantage: Young people in Australia’s outer suburbs after Covid-19

Can the risks facing young people in growth areas be turned around, and their geographic location in the outer suburbs become an advantage? Webinar recording and summary report.

Public event.

Shifting planning policy or shifting planning responsibility?

As Australia’s ‘new normal’ emerges, will crisis-induced shifts in planning processes endure - and how can local government keep its seat at the planning table?

With Mayor David O’Loughlin, ALGA President, NGAA Deputy Chair and ALGA Vice-President, Mayor Tracey Roberts and NGAA Executive Officer, Bronwen Clark.

4.00pm AEST

Members only event

NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee

June meeting of NGAA Strategic Advisory Committee members

NGAA Committee of Management

June 2020 Meeting of Committee of Management members.

Submissions for 2020 Research Symposium

The 2020 NGAA Symposium has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are still accepting submissions on research and practice from Australia's outer urban growth areas.

Member Briefing: COVID-19 Economic Recovery Proposal

Member Briefing on NGAA's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Proposal for Growth Areas. 

Recording is available in Member's Section - login here

Covid-19 Special Meeting Series 21 – 24 April

In-depth Member discussion series into *supporting small business in growth areas, *the residential construction and revenue downturn, and *advocacy in a post-Covid19 climate. 11.30am AEST, 21, 22 & 24 April.

Members only. 

Advocacy Network Case Study: Penrith's Advocacy Journey

NGAA Advocacy Network virtual presentation

Members are invited to a virtual Advocacy Network case study presentation about Penrith City Council's award-winning advocacy journey. Hear about the methods that have helped develop a culture that embeds advocacy in Council’s activities and interactions, and led to big funding gains in 2019.  

NGAA Policy Discussion: Housing Affordability

The first NGAA Policy Discussion for 2020 includes a presentation by Georgia Allen from .iD, the population experts, on the evidence base for housing in your LGA: a framework for planning and advocacy, and an outline from Ben Nicholson of NHFIC of the funding and grants available to local government to increase housing supply.

Research and Practice from Australia's Fast Growing Suburbs

Members are invited to an NGAA presentation to the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Better Cities and Regions at Parliament House, Canberra.

NGAA National Congress 2019

The 2019 National Congress, Far Out - creating places and spaces in Australia's outer suburbs, brings together NGAA Members, politicians, policy makers and industry stakeholders to discuss and consider the implications of rapid population growth for Australia’s fastest growing suburbs.The 2019 Congress will focus on creating places and spaces for people in our fast growing outer suburbs.

Presented in the Swan Valley, WA, in partnership with the City of Swan.

NGAA Inaugural Research and Practice Symposium

NGAA's Inaugural Symposium: Research and Practice from Australia's Fast Growing Outer Suburbs is on 4 July, 2019 and hosted by Wyndham City Council in Melbourne's booming outer wester suburbs. See program here

NGAA Members Meeting at ALGA NGA

NGAA will again hold a lunch meeting for Members during the Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly in Canberra on 17 June, 2019.

NGAA Policy Webinar Series: National Housing and Finance Investment Corporation

Member Briefing by National Housing and Finance Investment Corporation CEO, Nathan Dal Bon, on infrastructure finance and community housing loans.

NGAA Policy Webinar Series: Infrastructure Australia

Reserve your place for this Members-only webinar. Hear from Infrastructure Australia  all about the IA Priority List.

National Nightmare Commute Day

National Nightmare Commute Day will took place on Thursday 4 April, 2019 and was a great success, with #nightmarecommute trending nationally, quality commuter engagement and broad media coverage.

NGAA Policy Webinar Series: Research Strategy

Members-only briefing on NGAA Research Strategy, the first in a series of NGAA Policy Webinars.

Catch Up with the outer suburbs - campaign launch

Mayors, Councillors and CEOs from NGAA's member councils will launch Catch Up with the Outer Suburbs on Monday 18 February at Parliament House, Canberra. 

2018 National Congress

Our 2018 National Congress was held in Sydney from 18-20 November. See the Congress page for more information.

NGAA Members' Lunch at ALGA

Mayors, Councillors, CEOs and Senior Officers from NGAA's member councils gathered at ALGA for an update on our activities, the launch of the 2018 NGAA Awards and Congress Program and to hear about the Urban Congestion Fund.

NGAA 2018 Research Presentation - NSW Launch at Wollondilly Shire Council

Please join us as we present the findings of NGAA's most recent research project, Transformational Infrastructure Projects in Australia's Fast-Growing Outer Suburbs to our New South Wales Members and Stakeholders.

NGAA 2018 Research Presentation - VIC Launch

Please join us as we present the findings of NGAA's most recent research project, Transformational Infrastructure Projects in Australia's Fast-Growing Outer Suburbs to our Victorian Members and Stakeholders.

NGAA 2018 Research Presentation - SA Launch

Please join us as we present the findings of NGAA's most recent research project, Transformational Infrastructure Projects in Australia's Fast-Growing Outer Suburbs to our South Australian Members and Stakeholders.

NGAA 2018 Research Presentation - WA Launch

Please join us as we present the findings of NGAA's most recent research project, Transformational Infrastructure Projects in Australia's Fast-Growing Outer Suburbs to our West Australian Members and Stakeholders.

2018-19 Federal Government Pre-Budget Submission

NGAA will submit its 2018-19 Pre-Budget submission to the Federal Government by 15 December, 2017.

Cities Reference Group

NGAA will attend the Cities Reference GRoup meeting, convened by Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, The Hon. Angus Taylor MP