Young Professionals Network

About this SIG

The Young Professionals Network SIG promotes the positive impact of young professionals working in Local Government and addresses the challenges and opportunities that many face today in the public sector. With a focus on designing and delivering professional development specifically tailored for professionals 36 years and under, combine learning, networking and work specific takeaways, the SIG is dedicated to helping young professionals develop their careers.

In between meetings, SIG participants are able to utilise the online network forum to solve problems together, share ideas and approaches.

Who should attend

Local Government professionals 36 years and under.

Join this SIG now

The LGPro Young Professionals Network Special Interest Group is now looking for Local Government professionals to join. And now is great time to join the Young Professionals Network as the SIG is currently developing the 2017-2018 program. If you are interested in joining this Special Interest Group, just email

Convenor Details

Krysten Evans
Governance Advisor
Baw Baw Shire Council
Ph: 03 5624 2478 |

Cameron Gray
Deputy Director Policy and Innovation
Ballarat City Council
Ph:  |

David Power 
Coordinator Economic Development
Port Phillip City Council
Ph: 9206 6666 |


Upcoming Events

Friends with Professional Benefits - Speed networking for people in Local Government

Date: Thursday 20 July 2017
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: Smart Artz Gallery, 2 Alfred Place, South Melbourne

This event is specifically tailored for people in Local Government 36 years and under, to help you plan for the next steps in your career. Over drinks and canapes get advice and insights from senior people in the sector on their career journey, learn what key steps you can take now and in to the future to grow your networks and career, how you can be well rounded within the sector, get better connected withn your existing teams and how to find a mentor.

Click here for further event information.

This event is proudly sponsored by:

Invitations to Meetings

Invitations to SIG meetings are sent to the Young Professionals Network via Eventbrite. If you do not receive an invitation but wish to attend please email to be added to this Network.


Should you have any queries, or would like to join the Young Professionals Network Special Interest Group (SIG): Please contact one of the convenors above of call LGPro on 9268 6400

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