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Networking Lunch: Women in Leadership


Tuesday, 29 March 2022
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Adelaide venue To Be Advised

CPD Hours


Cost (Inc GST)

$88.00 Member
$99.00 Subscriber
$110.00 Non-member

Four dimensions of infrastructure sustainability

Infrastructure sustainability is imperative for operation, equity, resilience, recovery, and growth in a challenging environment. 

The latest in our Women in Leadership series, this special briefing will see Australia’s infrastructure and sustainability leaders discuss the contexts in which our infrastructure systems live and operate. 

Join us to unpack the urgent issues that are challenging the sustainability of our infrastructure systems. How do we need to change our thinking, design and strategy to deliver sustainable, equitable, efficient and accessible infrastructure?

What is in it for you?

Our expert panel will examine:

  • The four dimensions of sustainability — Economic and financial, social, environmental and institutional.
  • Australia’s social challenge — equity, ageing, health, community.
  • Aligning economic and development strategies with resource, skilling, and mobilisation.
  • The spotlight on National critical infrastructure
  • Australia’s climate challenge and the task for mitigation, transition and innovation


Chair: Tania Sargent, Company Secretary, 1414 Degrees Ltd

After starting her working life as a Chartered Accountant in public practice, for the next 30 + years Tania has held several senior finance, governance and general management roles in Disability Services, Education, Health, Retail and Financial Services. Until recently, Tania held the role of Director of Corporate Services for Westminster School, a large independent co-education day and boarding school, with direct responsibility and oversight of Finance, ICT, Property Services, Legal, Governance and Risk, whilst also acting as the Public Officer for the School Council. Tania has recently commenced in 2 new roles as Company Secretary - 1414 Degrees Ltd, a listed clean energy company based in South Australia (May 2021) and the Lutheran Laypeople’s League (‘LLL’) (October 2021).

Tania has a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting), is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters in Business Administration, an Australian Institute of Company Director’s Diploma and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance with the Governance Institute.

Tania has been a Board member for 20 + years, with previous appointments including as:

  • A non-executive director of Uniting Communities Inc, (incorporating the Chair of the Finance, Risk Management and Audit sub-committee and member of the Governance sub-committee
  • A non-executive director of Mary MacKillop Care Inc (including member of Governance and Finance committees)
  • A non-executive director of a small disability organisation, Motivation Australia
  • An independent member of the Audit and Risk sub-committee of the Rural Business Support Services Inc.

Tania is a member and current State Chair of the State Council for the Governance Institute and acts as a Mentor for the University of South Australia in their Executive Partners Program.

Who should attend? 

  • Directors
  • Non-executive Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Governance and risk management professionals
  • Retired members
  • Government/Public sector professionals
  • Non-Government organisations

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