High-profile speakers announced for 2023 NGA

Several high-profile speakers have been announced to headline ALGA’s National General Assembly (NGA) in Canberra from 13-15 June.

Popular Australian comedian Jimmy Rees will deliver an entertaining keynote address on 14 June about the NGA’s theme “Our Communities, Our Future” while His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) will speak at the opening ceremony.

Other prominent speakers include Regional Development, Local Government and Territories Minister The Hon Kristy McBain, Federal Opposition Leader Peter Dutton and Ambassador of Ukraine His Excellency Vasyl Myroshnychenko.

Scientist, entrepreneur and author Saul Griffith will give a keynote at this year’s NGA on how Australia can move towards a more sustainable future through electrification, and after twenty years in the US, where he helped write one of the world’s largest pieces of climate legislation, Saul has returned home to Australia with a mission to electrify Australia, one suburb at a time.

Several other presenters are also set to provide entertaining addresses and panel discussions, including National Emergency Management Agency Coordinator General Brendan Moon, Studio THI Chief Executive Jennifer Michelmore, City of Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp, Local Government Information Unit, UK Dr Jonathan Carr-West, and Director of the Young Mayors Program from Foundation for Young Australians Tahlia Azaria.

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