Date and time

Tuesday, 5 December 2023
12pm to 2:30pm (AEDT)


National Ballroom 2 | Hotel Realm
18 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600, Australia
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In each capital city, we host our flagship annual lunches which are some of the largest events of the year. The RA annual lunches are a time to celebrate the achievements of our industry and reinforce connections.

Our speaker 

Gillian is the Chief Projects Officer of Major Projects Canberra. The position leads the procurement and delivery of the Territory’s infrastructure program. Other functions of Major Projects Canberra include contractor pre-qualification and IRE Certification, project management and reporting, superintendency of works and WHS Active Certification.

Gillian has dedicated almost 30 years to the building and infrastructure industry. She has a strong track record of leadership on major and complex infrastructure projects across multiple sectors and geographies and is passionate about enabling people to be their best as a solid foundation for high performing teams.

Gillian has recently relocated to the ACT from Newcastle and prior to this role held senior executive roles in the NSW Public Service, with Transport for NSW and NSW Health, where she led planning, development and delivery teams for a number of NSW landmark projects including Circular Quay precinct renewal, Western Harbour Tunnel and John Hunter Hospital redevelopment.

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This event is available for sponsorship. For further information, please contact

Dress code: Business attire

Dietaries: Please inform of any dietary requirements 2 weeks prior to the event

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

The RA annual lunch is one of the highlights of the calendar year. Each year we host our flagship annual lunches in all capital cities.

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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