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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 4th September

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A $3bn infrastructure deal for Western Australia, a circular economy framework for Canberra, and a gender equality strategy for Victoria.

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Can we meet infill housing targets and deliver good design?

LGIU Australia, in partnership with SGS Economics and Planning, recently hosted a local government roundtable to discuss the challenge of meeting the Victorian State government target of 70% of all new housing in established areas. This briefing outlines the propositions raised and discussions that occurred at the event.

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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 29th August

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: better public spaces in NSW, the 2023 Intergenerational Report, and an impasse at Murray-Darling Basin.

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How chief executives work with councillors

We spoke to council chief executives in Ireland, Scotland and Australia to find out what it takes forge a leadership team with councillors.

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Think Tank Review: August 2023

This edition features reports on the role of small and medium sized enterprises in local economies; the economic impact of public sector relocations municipal finances; and affordable housing solutions. It also features publications covering the health and social benefits of greener neighbourhoods; financial inclusion/resilience; and the debate around whether social assistance programmes should provide cash…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland
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Brisbane’s 2032 Olympic Legacy: an opportunity for a rethink

This briefing is focused on Brisbane and its approach to hosting the Olympics. It shares insights and case studies related to inclusive economies, responding to climate change, how we reuse and repurpose infrastructure, social impact, grassroots innovation, and the creation of affordable spaces.

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How can councils help employees with IT issues?

How can councils help employees with IT issues? James Gallacher, ICT Manager tells us about West Dunbartonshire Council’s new Tech Desk for employees.

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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 21st August

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A new $500 million Housing Support Program for councils, a report into a Melbourne council’s AI garbage truck scheme, and the latest figures on public sector wage growth.

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