14th Annual


31 January - 1 February 2019 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


This prestigious two-day Symposium, now in its 14th year, is designed for CEOs and Chairs of associations, charities and other not-for-profit organisations.

It is a rare opportunity to exclusively focus on the challenges of being a high-level executive or Board member. There will be plenty of excellent networking opportunities, interactive discussions, and presentations from industry leaders.

For enquiries, please call the team on 02 9904 8200 or email admin@associations.net.au.

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Sally Sinclair

Chief Executive Officer, National Employment Services Association

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Anne Cornish

Acting General Manager, Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia

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Grant Warner

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

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Tony Mahar

Chief Executive Officer, National Farmers’ Federation

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Innes Willox

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Industry Group

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Carmel Tebbutt

Chief Executive Officer, NSW Mental Health Coordinating Council

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Representatives of Member Organisations: $1,300

Representatives of Non-Member NFP Organisations: $1,850

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Session highlights

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Protecting Yourself from Cyber Crime

In this presentation we will cover what a cyber-attack is, your obligations, how to prevent an attack and what to do if you suffer a cyber-attack.

Nicole Murdoch, Director, Australian Information Security Association & Principal, EAGLEGATE Lawyers

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Are Associations Dying?

Grant Galvin will talk about his experience navigating his association through the most critical juncture in its 130+ year history.

Grant Galvin, Chief Executive Officer, Master Builders Association Queensland

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A Personal Journey from Politics to Passion

In this session, Carmel will explore the concept of being a CEO and what she has experienced in the transition from politics to a career in the non-government sector.

Carmel Tebbutt, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Mental Health Coordinating Council

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