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    Town Team Conference 2022

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    We invite you to join us in Port Hedland for our 2022 Town Team Conference!

    It's more than a talk fest! It's about living and embodying the Town Team principles through immersive experiences. It's about learning through doing. The Conference aims to:

    1. Explore the benefit of the place leadership approach to activating communities
    2. Rediscover the power of working together as a collective to create positive change
    3. Show how to create a cultural shift and shape communities through a ‘can do’ approach
    4. Inspire, engage and empower communities to form their own local town team
    5. Provide attendees with an action kit of new ideas, resources and strategies


    • Place Leadership & Management

    • Creative Engagement Techniques

    • Community challenges & the role of Government

    • Understanding & Celebrating Heritage and the arts

    • The Power of Storytelling and vision making

    • Economic & Community Development Embracing Technology


    Full Conference - Thursday and Friday (Government and Industry) = $250 including GST

    Full Conference Concession
    - Thursday and Friday (Not for Profit concession ticket includes CCI, CRC, Rotary and other not for profit groups) = $100 including GST

    Thursday Portside Tour and Networking Event Only = 
    $25 including GST

    Friday Conference and Closing Party Only
    = $225 including GST

    Town Team Movement offers various discounts for Town Team volunteers and members of similar community organisations. Please email for more information and arrange a discount ticket


    Town of Port Hedland is providing an opportunity for a travel subsidy of $300 off flights for attendees who are staying in Port Hedland at least one night and willing to contribute to the event in some fashion. If this interests you please email with your contact details and detailing why you want to come to the event and what you may be able to contribute (in terms of knowledge/experience sharing, volunteering, networking, performance etc).


    TTM are staying at the Gateway Village and where we are encouraging people to stay, although we have provided other options below.

    Gateway Village South Hedland for the Town Team Conference 2022 

    901 Nimingarra Court, South Hedland, Western Australia 6722 

    Phone: 9174 4700 | Email:


    • Please book accommodation as soon as possible as there is limited availability in Port Hedland
    • Ensuite rooms (single rooms with a king single bed) for August 18 and/or 19th are $200pp excluding GST, per night
    • Including all camp facilities, breakfast (4.00am-8.00am) and dinner (4.00pm-8.00pm)
    • Check in is from 2.30pm and check out time is 9.00am
    • 48 hour cancellation notice is required, cancellations after this time will incur one nights accommodation 

    To book accomodation

    Please note Proof of vaccination (2 dose) is required upon entry

    Other accommodation options

    Please note that these local options won’t be picked up by the Town Team Movement Shuttle and please ask about their breakfast options. 

    Discovery Park - Phone: (08) 9173 1271 | Email:

    Please quote the reservation booking number  (743 4167) when making your booking as rooms have been placed aside. Please email your name and mobile number to if you are choosing to stay with Discovery Parks. 

    Hospitality Inn - Phone:  (08) 9173 1044 |

    Port Hedland Hotel - Phone: (08) 9173 1511 | Email:

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