International expert features in CPD workshops*
Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) and University of Sunshine Coast (USC) are combining to present the Pavement Engineering for Roads and Runways workshop series in Melbourne and Sydney.
18-month infrastructure project injury free
A $20 million, 18-month road duplication on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has not only improved traffic flow for residents but was also a success for Sunshine Coast Council in terms of occupational health and safety.
Council recognised in WorkSafe Victoria Awards
The City of Boroondara has been recognised for demonstrating excellence and innovation in workplace safety and return to work, as a finalist for two WorkSafe Victoria awards in October 2016.
Council supports army Reservist staff
The City of Ballarat has won a Victorian award for the outstanding support it provides to its defence force Reservist employees, and is now in the running for a national honour.
Young planner recognised
Baw Baw Shire Council’s (Vic) Strategic Planner, Miriam Turner, has been awarded the Maddocks Young Planner of the Year Award, ahead of a large pool of candidates from a range of rural and metropolitan Councils.
Expanding local government staff capacity*
The research and training work undertaken at the Centre for Local government at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS:CLG) includes topic areas designed to develop staff capacity for specialists and generalists.
Making a healthy connection with staff
East Gippsland Shire Council understands the link between an employee’s wellbeing, engagement, happiness and workplace performance, and has introduced a range of initiatives to encourage a healthy culture.
Working together for better results
Employees at Bulloo Shire Council in South West Queensland have undertaken a successful team building and management workshop to increase their leadership skills.
Trainee of the year
An employee from Bundaberg Regional Council has won the Australian Apprentice (Trainee) of the Year.