When: March 6 2020

Where: Sydney, Australia


The LGNSW 2020 International Women’s Day Luncheon to celebrate the leadership of women in local government who are making a positive difference in their communities.

Be inspired by guest speaker Ita Buttrose AC OBE, the legendary media trailblazer, businesswoman, former Australian of the Year, and current Chair of the ABC.

About Ita Buttrose:
Ita is Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Commission. She balances this high-profile role with charitable responsibilities including serving as National Ambassador of Dementia Australia following her term as National President from 2011-2014. She is also Patron of the Macular Disease Foundation, Emeritus Director of Arthritis Australia and Ambassador for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

Ita was the founding editor of Cleo, the youngest ever editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly, the first woman to edit a major metropolitan newspaper in Australia as Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and the first female director of News Ltd Australia. She has hosted prime time shows on radio and television, has written 11 successful books, including her best-selling autobiography A Passionate Life, and was inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame in 2017.

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