In this opinion piece, Graham Sansom, Adjunct Professor at the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance, explores some of the ways in which local government could and should respond to the policy platform and stated priorities of Australia’s new federal Labor government.
Permanent visibility equals permanent acceptance: an interview with LGBTQ+ Adviser Carl Austin-Behan OBE DL
Training for elected members: Working effectively with officers (6 July)
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As the sector gathers this week for the LGA conference, Dr Jonathan Carr-West says it’s time to speak with a united voice on devolution and levelling up, and to focus on generating value and how we manage financial risk.
On 5 May 2022, 200 new councils were elected in Britain, and policy officers across England, Scotland and Wales are bracing themselves for what comes next. Out with the old, and in with the new! Our newly elected councillors are eager to signal a break with the past and put their own stamp on local…
LGiU were pleased to have a presence at ALGA’s 28th National General Assembly, with our CEO giving a keynote address, and our colleagues running a stand and networking with the other delegates. This blog update covers our main takeaways from our time at conference.