Regional shire breaks the mould
The Shire of Dardanup in Western Australia is bracing for unprecedented urban and industrial expansion, and is innovating to meet the challenges that come with rapid growth.
Practical skills for policy professionals*
The University of Technology Sydney’s Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS:IPPG), incorporating the Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG), has launched a new postgraduate course in applied policy.
Universal design means access for all*
Access Institute sets the benchmark for access and universal design education and training relating to the built environment. We create a dynamic and energised training environment where each student feels empowered by the learning experience.
Employee scheme rewards good ideas
Glenorchy City Council in Tasmania has launched a scheme to reward employees for ideas that improve Council operations, work practices and service to ratepayers and the community.
New South Wales celebrates its best
On Thursday 6 April, over 300 local government professionals celebrated the outstanding achievements of the sector at Local Government Professionals Australia, NSW’s flagship event The LG Awards Dinner.
Rural council gets top safety accreditation
The small, rural Flinders Shire Council in western Queensland is one of only a few councils across Australia that has received Federal Safety Accreditation from the Australian Government.
New search system up to the challenge
The City of Gosnells has become the first local government in Western Australia to use iFerret, an Australian-developed system for searching ‘real world’ information from vast local government information stores.
Protect your workers*
BodyWorn Tech brings exclusively Wolfcom’s new range of products to minimise risk and injury to your local council officers, and to maximise their performance whilst on duty.