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Media Relations and Speech Writing Workshop

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Network Cocktail Evening

Networking

Event

Following on from the AGM, we would like to invite you to join us for a 2 hour Networking Cocktail Event. ALGWA will also be extending an invitation to our Queensland State Parliament Members to join us for this event.

Date: Thursday, 1 September 2022
Time:
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Location:
Dehavilland Room, Royal on the Park Brisbane, 152 Alice Street, Brisbane
Cost:
Free

To register to attend, please send an email to Karen Murray, ALGWA Secretary by Monday, 15 August 2022 providing your name, contact details and any dietary requirements. Please feel free to share with your colleagues.

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Media Relations and Speech Writing Workshop

Training and Professional Development

Workshop

ALGWA has engaged PEAK Services to deliver a 3 hour workshop (including lunch) on Media Relations and Speech Writing. Kim Skubris will be our facilitator. This workshop will provide you will skills to write powerful messages, media releases, alerts and information sheets. Kim will also share how to attract media attention, what journalists look for, how to pitch a story, ‘talent’ and how to prepare them, crisis communication strategies and how to write and inspiring speech.

Date: Thursday, 1 September 2022
Time:
10.00am for a 10.30am commencement time – tea and coffee will be available on arrival
Location:
Catalina Room, Royal on the Park Brisbane, 152 Alice Street, Brisbane
Cost:
Free for members. Non members - $50

To register to attend, please send an email to Karen Murray, ALGWA Secretary by Monday, 15 August 2022 providing your name, contact details and any dietary requirements. Please feel free to share with your colleagues.

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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association Queensland Branch will be taking place in Brisbane on Thursday, 1 September 2022. This will be a face-to-face meeting.

You are now invited to submit Motions for Consideration at our Annual General Meeting

This is an opportunity for you to put forward motions for the meeting to debate. You do not need to have the support of your council/organisation as it is an opportunity for you as a member of ALGWA to put forward any issues that you are passionate about. When preparing your motion, would you please include background information giving particular attention to all relevant facts and, where appropriate, costings/figures.

It would be appreciated if you could please forward these motions to me via email by the closing date of Friday, 5 August 2022. Following the close of motions, an agenda will be prepared and distributed prior to the meeting.

Call for Nominations for the Management Committee:

All positions on the Management Committee will be declared vacant at the AGM. Nominations are now open for all 9 positions on the Management Committee of the ALGWA Queensland Branch Inc. The positions on the Management Committee are:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Publicity Officer
  • 4 Zone Representatives

The term of office is for a period of two (2) years. Management Committee elections will be held at the Annual General Meeting to be held in Brisbane on Thursday, 1 September 2022. Further information on the Position Descriptions for Executive Management Team 2018 2020 of Management Committee members is attached for your information.

How do I nominate?

Complete the attached nomination form and return to Karen Murray, ALGWA Secretary by Monday, 15 August 2022 at: karen.murray@ipswich.qld.gov.au or admin@algwaqld.asn.au

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