LG Professionals Australia's National Congress and Business Expo 2018
The LG Professionals Australia National Congress 2018 will take place in Canberra, 22-24 August, at the Canberra Rex Hotel. For more details and to register, click the Congress 2018 banner,
LG Professionals Australia hosts local government practitioners from Nepal for Australia Awards Fellowship
LG Professionals Australia is pleased to announce its role as a host organisation for municipal professionals from Nepal as part of the Australian Awards Fellowship.
The Australia Awards are prestigious international scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government. Our project, Strengthening municipalities in Nepal for facilitating de-centralisation and ensuring better service delivery aims to help build the capacity of local government professionals and elected representatives in Nepal,
The project will build capacity and strengthen the partnership between the local government sectors of Australia and Nepal
LG Professionals Australia's conference on local governance in the developing world:
Stephen Sykes LM presenting at Local Governance in the 21st Century, September 15 at Old Parliament House
Now is the time to join LG Professionals Australia
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.
The future looks bright
LG Professionals Australia offers an enormous congratulations to our Board member, Victoria MacKirdy who, as of January 2018, will be Chief Executive Officer for the City of Victor Harbor.
Victoria will finish up in her current role as General Manager Economic Development, Innovation and Culture at Alexandrina Council in the coming weeks.
Could your council mentor a council in the Cook or Solomon Islands?
We are looking for expressions of interest from two of our member councils willing to support the implementation of a project titled ‘Strengthening Urban Infrastructure Investment Planning in the Pacific. The mentorship is for between 6 and 12 months. Please click the link for more details.
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An eye on City Deals
With research, discussion, and case studies, LG Professionals Australia is developing a large body of knowledge on the Smart Cities and City Deals.
This is an on-going focus.