Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Up-skilling

Council planning cadets to get Strong Start

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has announced a new, $1.6 million Strong Start Cadetship Program, through which Councils can obtain grants of $25,000...

Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship deadline extended

The deadline for 2023 Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship applicants has been extended. Don’t miss this opportunity for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander councillors or council...

LGNSW executive assistants’ conference program revealed

The Program for the Local Government Association of NSW's (LGNSW) Executive and Administrative Assistants Conference has been released. The conference features professional and leading practitioners who will...

Fraser Coast launches online committee training course

If you are thinking about refreshing your skills to be a part of a club committee, then the Fraser Coast Regional Council has some...

IPWEA launches skills pathway

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) has launched an educational pathway to help deal with a critical shortage of professional skills available to manage...

Mediation training scholarships on offer

The Queensland Government is encouraging young people to apply for one of four scholarships on offer for accredited mediation training valued at more than...

Ballarat council planning ‘The Way Forward’

The City of Ballarat is set to hold a range of engagement sessions with staff across the organisation as part of its cultural change program.  Council says...

IPWEA and LGASA unite to deliver asset-management expertise

Did you know that about two-thirds of the 537 local government areas in Australia contain fewer than 30,000 people? “That’s roughly 350 councils with relatively...

DFAT call for leadership program participants

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in partnership with The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) is seeking applicants from regional and rural shire...

QUT Pathways to Politics program empowering female representation

Pathways graduate, Sally Dillion. Most in the know would agree that running for political office is no easy feat. Putting yourself in the political arena...