Date and time

Thursday, 27 June 2024
6pm to 10pm (AEST)


Doltone House | Darling Island | North Wharf
48 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia
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RA's Future Leaders Program supports and assists our industry's next generation of leaders by providing them with unique networking and learning opportunities as they build their careers. 

Time: 6:00pm for 6:30 until 10:00pm (North Wharf | Doltone House - Darling Island)

Our seventh annual Emerging Leaders Gala Dinner provides the opportunity to network with your industry peers and celebrate with the future leaders of our industry.

You'll also have to chance to hear from our outgoing PPP Award winner Fiona McDonald – who will share perspectives from her 12 month industry ambassador experience  and meet the latest recipient as we formally present the 2024 PPP Award.

Keynote speaker - Chris Turnbull - Managing Director, Turnbull Engineering

Chris Turnbull is a civil engineer from Sydney, Australia, with a love for family, engineering and the great outdoors. Chris enjoys family life with his wife, Katie, and their young adventurers, Lucy and Finn, who are at the centre of his world. He balances this with his time at Turnbull Engineering, an engineering consultancy he founded in 2016 with a mission to have an impact, be proud of it and enjoy it. The company designs nation-building roads, highways, metros, and renewable energy projects and has earned a place among Australia's fastest-growing companies. When outside the home and office, Chris is an adventurer and recently set a world record for the fastest run across Australia from Perth to Sydney in 39 days.

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Dress code: Cocktail / After 5
Dietary requirements: Please inform us of any dietary requirements at least 2 weeks prior to the event.

We regret to advise that on this occasion, we will not be able to accept registrations from recruitment companies.

Please ensure you make your booking using the appropriate rate. Bookings from non-member companies that book at a member rate will be contacted and asked to rebook at the correct price. If you are unsure of your organisation's membership status with RA, please contact

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Refund policy

Cancellations should be notified in writing by email. Cancellations received prior to one week before the event will receive a full refund less 25%. No refund will be applicable for cancellations received after one week prior to the event although substitute delegates are welcomed


Rebecca Baker

Event Manager