Speeches given at local government events

December 2, 2018

Here is a list of speeches Stephen Mayne has given on local government issues since elected to Manningham City Council in December 2008.

Speeches where Stephen Mayne has formally represented Manningham and given a speech on behalf of council


Veneto Club annual dinner, representing the mayor.

Presentation of food hygiene awards (about 10 people in the chamber)


MC of grand final charity breakfast, no formal speech.



Other speeches in Manningham or about local government

February 18, 2011: Local Government Managers Association debate in Melbourne about council regard for the "public interest".

March 8, 2011: speech to Manningham division of Australian Shareholders' Association.

March 15, 2011: speech to Doncaster West Probus club.

April 12, 2011: lunch time speech to staff of Knox City Council.

May 25, 2011: closing keynote address at Local Government Managers' Association annual congress in Cairns. Title is: "Good governance: from public companies to local government".

May 31, 2011: debate about councils helping communities at Our Community conference.

July 28, 2011: sharemarket talk to Manningham U3A class.

September 1, 2011: speech at conference of planners and architects in Lorne. See program.

September 7, 2011: speech to dinner organised by Bendigo Community Bank in Warrandyte.

October 6, 2011: breakfast debate with Property Council of Australia.

October 28, 2011: speech to Local Government Managers Association conference in Tasmania.

November 4, 2011: speech to Institute of Internal Auditors local government forum in Sydney.

November 10, 2011: dinner speech to local government corporate planners.


March 25, 2010: City of Yarra business breakfast.

April 22, 2010: EDA Conference Victoria Chapter 2010 dinner speech to conference on local government and economic development.

April 23, 2010: EDA Conference Victoria Chapter 2010 key note address to conference on local government and economic development.

May 5, 2010: afternoon speech at problem gaming council discussion.

August 10, 2010: speech to Lower Templestowe Probus Club.

August 25, 2010: speech to Manningham U3A's AGM.

September 15, 2010: keynote address at the Windsor for public sector executives put on by Chartered Secretaries Australia.

September 16, 2010: speech to sharemarket class at Manningham U3A.

September 24, 2010: MC of Grand Final charity event at Manningham council.

November 8, 2010: speech to local Probus club.

December 7, 2010: speech to Donvale Probus club.


January 24, 2009: session about Woolies and pokies at Victorian Local Governance Association weekend retreat for new Victorian mayors.

February 19, 2009: opening presentation at annual conference for local government communicators.

April 17, 2009: breakfast speaker at Brimbank Council's quarterly business breakfast.

June 4, 2009: panellist at Victorian Local Governance Association forum on pokies.

June 24, 2009: evening speech to National Seniors Doncaster Branch.

June 25, 2009: presentation to U3A Stockmarket Class at Templestowe.

October 6, 2009: speech on GFC and Manningham to Templestowe Mens Probus Club.

October 21, 2009: speech to executive officers of LGPro (Local Government professionals) at Victorian Parliament House.

November 11, 2009: speaker at the Templestowe Central Probus Club.

November 18, 2009: speaker at the AGM of MCA.

Friday, December 4: speech to December business gathering of LGPro at Hilton. See flyer.