Focus On... Human Resource Management and OH&S

  • Staff take 84.5 million steps for Safe Work Month
    City of Cockburn, Western Australia, employees stepped up to the challenge of increasing their physical activity during October’s Safe Work Month, completing more than 84,513,051 steps in their inaugural Step Challenge.
  • Navigating the new normal*
    How to leverage the strategic skills of the mediator in navigating ‘COVID normal’: staying together while physically apart.
  • Work-life balance needs more than lip service
    Genuine work-life balance might seem impractical or even fantastical in a culture where working hard is promoted and the path to success at work doesn’t always leave room for other needs and goals.
  • Paving a new path
    New apprentice and trainee roles at City of Gosnells, Western Australia, are boosting employment opportunities for young people as part of the City’s ongoing response to COVID-19.
  • Why education will be the path to success in 2021*
    Despite recent good news on the coronavirus front – at least in some parts of the world – 2021 is shaping up to be another tough year economically.
  • Partnership offers more
    Kyogle Council, New South Wales, is taking direct action when it comes to getting young people into jobs.
  • Staff development aligns with strategic plan
    In 2020 Port Augusta City Council, South Australia, developed and launched their human resources (HR) online program My Success@PACC aiming to improve employee’s commitment to Council, provide career planning and aligning employee work plans to strategic goals.
  • Creating opportunities
    Shire of Augusta Margaret River, Western Australia, welcomed two trainees and an apprentice to its team last month continuing a long legacy of creating opportunities for young people in the community.
  • Creating leadership culture
    Singleton Council, New South Wales, has released a new case study showing how it transformed its leadership culture and levels of employee engagement.
  • Waste management in Central Desert
    Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC), Northern Territory, is working hard to improve the waste management across 282,000sq km of central Australian desert.
  • Building a safety culture
    Huon Valley Council, Tasmania, is undertaking a bold reimagining of the approach that it takes in managing the health and safety of its employees.