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Upcoming events

We hold over 100 events and professional development seminars each year. Browse the list below or see key dates for 2017 and upcoming MAV Insurance events.

Alternatively, find out more about our professional development program.

Many of our events can be ​sponsored, find out about our sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.


2017 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

2017 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference Monday 26 June to Tuesday 27 June
This conference is about ensuring the financial sustainability of your council.
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Rural and Regional Planning Conference

Rural and Regional Planning Conference Thursday 29 June to Friday 30 June
This years' conference considers a range of alternative approaches to planning and shaping communities with a focus on sustainability. Economic, social and environmental challenges that Victorian planners face now and in the future will also be explored.
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Writing for the Web Workshop

Writing for the Web Workshop Thursday 29 June
This full-day training workshop will give participants a suite of tools and resources related to ‘writing for the web’ that is tailored to local government requirements.
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Maternal and Child Health Centenary

Maternal and Child Health Centenary Friday 30 June
This centenary will bring together councils and State Government in celebration of the 100 year history of Maternal and Child Health services that have improved the lives of Victorians.
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Privacy and Data Protection Workshop

Privacy and Data Protection Workshop Wednesday 19 July
The Office of the Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) will be hosting this workshop which is targeted at Victorian local government employees who wish to gain a better understanding of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and how it applies to them.
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BESS Training

BESS Advanced Wednesday 19 July (other dates available)
Half-day and full day training courses on how to use the BESS tool to assess the sustainability performance of buildings, including large and small residential, non-residential and mixed use developments.
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Inclusive Aged and Disability Workshops

Inclusive Aged and Disability Workshops
Tuesday 25 July to Thursday 3 August (various venues)
The Working with Residents with a Migrant, Refugee or Asylum Seeker workshop is aimed at local government HACCPYP/CHSP staff to be inclusive of clients who are from migrant, refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds.
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Councillor Development Weekend 2017

Maternal and Child Health Centenary Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July
Celebrating 18 years, MAV Councillor Development Weekend is the principal training, development and networking event for Victorian councillors.
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Showcase: Local Government Innovation in Preventing Violence Against Women

Showcase: local government innovation in preventing violence against women Wednesday 16 August
This event is an opportunity to hear about some of the latest innovative practice and learning opportunities occurring in local government to prevent violence against women and embed gender equality in action.
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2017 Sustainable Communities National Summit

2017 Transition Communities National Summit Wednesday 6 September to Thursday 7 September
By 2050, there will be an increase of 6.4 billion people in the world, almost double from 2010. The Transition Movement is comprised of vibrant, grassroots community initiatives that seek to build community resilience in the face of such challenges as energy constraints, climate change and the economic crisis.
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Understanding Local Government Workshop

Understanding Local Government Workshop Friday 15 September

This workshop will assist council employees in developing a deeper understanding the functions, roles, responsibilities, history and relevant legislation of the Victorian Local Government sector.

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Enquiries

Contact us on 03 9667 5555 or events@mav.asn.au.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​