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Thursday 6 June 2024 
Uni Hill Conference Centre

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Guest Speaker

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Jude Munro AO - Chair VPA BA (Hons) Grad Dip Public Policy, Grad Dip Bus Admin, FAICD, National Fellow IPAA, Hon National Fellow PIA

Jude Munro is experienced in guiding large complex organisations as a non-executive director. She has served on 20 boards. She has been board chair of Australia’s fourth largest water utility, a director of a national aviation business, a development company, and a director of Uniting Care Queensland one of Australia’s largest not-for-profits with a $1.3 billion budget running hospitals and other services. She was the founding Chair of the Victorian Pride Centre Limited. She is currently Chair, Uniting VicTas, Chair, Victorian Planning Authority, Chair, Newcastle Airport and a Director, The Pride Fund and the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Jude also mentors CEOs. Her last CEO position was as CEO of Brisbane City Council for 10 years. She led the Council with its $2.6 billion annual budget, 9,000 employees and delivered major infrastructure projects, such as the Clem7 Tunnel and delivered bus and ferry services, regulatory and other municipal services for 1.2M people.

She has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia, given the keys to the City of Brisbane, in the Deloitte’s top 50 LGBTI executives, and awarded the IPAA Queensland Governor’s Award for excellence in the public sector and the UDIA Raymond J Peck Award for outstanding contributions and excellent service to Victoria’s urban development industry. She was named Victorian LGBTIQ Person of the Year in 2021 in the GLOBE Community Awards.

Young Business Achievers

Azzy Light
EasyAz, Nillumbik Shire Council
Cameron Bishop
Beer Republic Tavern, City of Whittlesea


Nillumbik Shire Council

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City of Whittlesea

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Seating Chart

Seating Chart

Breakfast Program
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Breakfast Program

  • Introduction by MC -  Frances Coppollilo

  • Welcome - Linc Horton, Chair, NORTH Link

  • Guest Speaker - Jude Munro AO, Chair Victorian Planning Authority (VPA)

  • Young Business Achievers Introductions

  • Nillumbik Shire Council and City of Whittlesea Business Nominee Panel

  • Thank you, and close


Continental-style platters with pastries and fresh fruits. 

Gluten-free and vegetarian substitutes are available

Freshly brewed coffee, tea and cold juice selection

2024 NBAA Award Category Sponsors

  • Best Start-Up or Microbusiness Business Award sponsored by New Epping

  • Business of the Year Award sponsored by Victorian Government, Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

  • Philanthropy and Customer Service Award sponsored by Inner North Community Foundation

  • Exporter of the Year Award sponsored by Pitcher Partners

  • Human Resources Award sponsored by Macpherson Kelley

  • Industry Education Engagement Award sponsored by Kangan Institute

  • Innovation and Enterprise Award sponsored by OET - Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment

  • Outstanding Initiative in Manufacturing Award sponsored by Options Consulting Group

  • Philanthropy and Community Service Award sponsored by Inner North Community Foundation

  • Sustainability and Environment Award sponsored by Yarra Valley Water

  • Technology Award sponsored by Business nbn

  • Diversity Award sponsored by Melbourne Polytechnic

  • Young Business Achiever Award sponsored by La Trobe Business School

Award Category Sponsors


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