Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement is in line with the policies and positions put forward in the transformative governance paper recently published by LG Professionals Australia. In the paper, the association calls for collaboration between all tiers of government and the private sector.
Collaborative governance involving all three tiers of government, local citizens and all key stakeholders is the only way in which Australia can bring to bear all the skills and resources required to address 21st Century challenges.
Essential gains in productivity, innovation and adaptability depend on our capacity and will to mount a whole-of-government, whole-of-society effort and LG Professionals Australia is both encouraged by and supports this whole of government collaborative approach of Federal Government to ensure the ongoing success of our cities”. he said.