Upcoming webinars

Demystifying Deliberative Engagement and the new Victorian Local Government Act 2020 – part 2

Join us for the second part of this two part webinar series for an online Q&A-style conversation with practical information about deliberative engagement and how to adapt your approach to engagement to satisfy the new Victorian Local Government Act 2020.


  • Max Hardy, Director, Max Hardy Consulting
  • Emanuela Savini, Doctoral Student and Industry Fellow, Institute for Public Policy and Governance, UTS
  • Georgie Meyer, Team Leader Community Engagement and Partnerships, City of Melbourne

Moderated by Amy Hubbard – Capire Consulting Group and IAP2 Australasia Director.


  • What is deliberative engagement
  • What makes deliberative engagement different from engagement?
  • Deliberative engagement in the context of the Victorian Local Government Act
  • How to achieve deliberative engagement with lower budgets
  • Building capacity for deliberative engagement in councils
  • Insights from the field
  • Key tips from the thought leaders/experts


When: Thursday, 27 August 2020
Time: 12:30pm – 1:15pm AEST
Cost: Free
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