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VLGA & LGiU Australia Live Global Local Executive Panel – COVID: The Impact on Children & Young People


LGiU Australia and VLGA are bringing together a panel of expert speakers from a variety of positions in Queensland, Victoria and Scotland to discuss what the impact of COVID has been on children and young people in their jurisdictions.

Hosted by VLGA CEO Kathryn Arndt and moderator Chris Eddy, the panel will detail their varied experiences in building communities that serve the needs of children and young people and explore how becoming a Child Friendly City can ensure the future wellbeing of whole communities.

Date: 15 July 2021


  • 5:30-7pm AEST
  • 8:30- 9am BST
  • Angela Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen City Council
  • Liana Buchannan, Victorian Commissioner for Children & Young People
  • Vivian Romero, Central Queensland University