State of the Sector Report – launched at Congress
In unison with our partners, .id, the population experts, LG Professionals Australia launched the inaugural State of the Sector Report 2016-2017 at Congress.
Thee Report presents the big picture and a thorough understanding of where your local government fits in, and offers analysis of the changing face of Australia's demographic and economic shifts such as immigration, workforce trends, housing as they impact local government.
In the words of .id's founder Ivan Motley, 'Confident decisions come from understanding complex information as a clear and persuasive narrative.'
Preferred Population and Economic Analysts for LG Professionals Australia
Also ,,, LG Professionals Australia and the University of Canberra's Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis have joined forces to produce Australia in a Century of Transformative Governance: A Federation for Communities and Places.
Smart Cities Masterclass
The National Federation Awards winners to be announced at Congress
To raise awareness of the many local government professionals doing amazing work via partnerships, collaborations, innovative projects and initiatives around the country, LG Professionals Australia's National Federation Awards highlight individual excellence and achievement, and celebrate the commitment councils show their communities.
State winners in each category have been announced (congratulations!!) and will be the finalists for the National Awards, with one winner announced in each category. National winners will be announced at Congress during the Gala Dinner.
Finalists for the Australasian Management Challenge are competing at Congress – stay tuned, winners announced at the Gala Dinner
James Sheridan, of our Principal Sponsor, JLT, speaking at the presentation dinner. of the Northern Territory Management Challenge finals.. Congratulations to the winning team from Alice Springs Town Council. See you in Hobart!
New MoU with Municipal Association of Nepal
LG Professionals Australia is pleased to announce a new MoU the Municipal Association of Nepal (MuAN). The agreement will see the delivery of technical support and exchange between practitioners, and build on capacity in local municipalities in Nepal.
It comes a time when Nepal is not only grappling with the reconstruction phase of the devastating earthquake in 2015, but also rampant and haphazard urbanization over the past decade. LG Professionals Australia is committed to assisting with the associated challenges around development and service delivery at the local level.
Now is the time to join LG Professionals Australia in 2017
Be a part of the national local government program in 2017 and take advantage of one of our new National Council Membership packages, tailored to deliver greater flexibility for councils of all sizes, in any location.
Features include practical professional development opportunities for emerging leaders, professional networking with national and international local government peers, and heavily discounted programs to help your organisation work better in the digital age.
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