Norman Waterhouse offers a range of events throughout the year. Please refer back to this page regularly for updated information on events and how to register on line.

Our focus is to provide conferences and seminars that will deliver quality content which is both timely and relevant. Our practitioners present content that uses real world examples, is content driven and demonstrates value for your time invested in attending. Each session includes the latest legal updates and implications for businesses and government organisations.

To receive information on our upcoming events and seminars, please register your details here.  

Past Events

Infrastructure Master Class

Our Infrastructure Master Class has been developed to give you the practical knowledge and tools needed to approach infrastructure delivery with confidence.

The Master Class to be run by our specialist infrastructure practitioners including Peter Psaltis, Rebecca McAulay, Yari McCall and Jack McPhee is essential for local government practitioners involved in:

  • development assessment
  • infrastructure
  • engineering
  • strategy
  • management

 Click here to view the full program. 

This event is currently at capacity. To join the waiting list in case of cancellations, please email


Walking The Talk 2019

Addressing Absenteeism & Re-engaging the Disengaged

Walking the Talk is South Australia’s pre-eminent Employment Law Conference for CEOs, Team Leaders, Senior Managers and Human Resource Professionals. With sessions featuring Norman Waterhouse experts and special guest speakers, this year we take a deeper look at the challenges of employee absence and disengagement and equip you with the strategies and tools you need to overcome these hurdles in your workplace.

Please click here for the full program.

Cost $350 ex GST (includes morning tea, lunch and networking drinks)

Property, Procurement & Projects Master Class

This intimate workshop-style Master Class will guide you through the legal challenges associated with effectively managing property assets, and procuring and delivering property-related projects. Our experts will lead you through both the planning and implementation stages, using real life examples to give you a fuller understanding of the process and to challenge your thinking.

Click here to see full program.

 Bulk discounts available – please enquire - P 08 8210 1200

Governance and Regulatory Services Master Class

Are you up for the challenge?

Our interactive Governance and Regulatory Master Class will immerse you in the local government decision making process from beginning to end.

This full day Master Class will explore the governance process, tools and systems deployed by local government in the face of a public health and regulatory crisis.
Our team will work through the investigation of the issue, the legislative response, and the Council meeting processes and requirements necessary to secure a safe and robust resolution. 

Click here to see full program. 

Human Resources Master Class

Following last year’s over-subscribed event, our practical and challenging Human Resources Master Class returns for another year! 

This year, we will be delivering another practical full-day workshop which aims to have participants work through some challenging negotiations and factual scenarios based on real life examples that have ended successfully for the employer.

Click here for our full program.  

All attendees will also receive a complementary ticket to the final State of the Sector plenary session, where we bring together the key findings and lessons of the Norman Waterhouse Local Government Master Class series and discuss the issues that will shape the sector in 2019. This afternoon event will be held on November 30 at the Adelaide Oval. Click here to add this event to your diary.

Places are limited and registrations will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

Time: Registration at 9:00 am for a 9:30 start, concluding at 3:00 pm 
Location: Mayfair Hotel, 45 King William Street, Adelaide

Planning, Development & Environment Master Class

Our Planning, Development & Environment Master Class has been developed to give you the knowledge and tools you need to meet contemporary planning challenges.

This comprehensive full-day Master Class will allow us to delve deeper into new policy changes than ever before. From case law reviews to the Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act to Local Nuisance & Litter Control Act 2016, our experts will discuss how recent changes apply in the real world and give you the skills and knowledge you need to tackle these head on.

Click here for the full program.