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LGiU Australia Year End Review 2021

A summary of what LGiU Australia got up to in 2021, highlighting some content you might have missed and taking a look at what we’ve got coming up in 2022, including some new member benefits.

Australia

Thanks for your support – see you in 2022!

As 2021 draws to a close we’d like to say thank you to our member councils and all those who have contributed to and supported LGiU Australia. We’ll be taking a break over the Christmas period and look forward to being back with you in the new year.

Australia
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What needs to change to promote a positive and inclusive culture in local government?

This briefing looks at a discussion paper released by the Victorian Local Government Culture Project which seeks input from the local government sector and other stakeholders and will provide a platform for the local government sector to identify and take ownership of a positive and inclusive culture that will improve governance and build public trust.

Australia
Members

Results of 2020-21 Victorian Local Government Audits

This briefing is focussed on the 2020-21 local government audit results, with a particular focus on the sector’s financial performance, position, and financial sustainability in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued impact on the sector. It will be of interest to councillors, CEOs and senior executives.

Australia
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Is Asset Management Planning working in Local Government?

This briefing explores the  comprehensive ‘National State of the Assets’ report was recently released by the Australian Local Government Association based on survey responses from most municipal authorities. The findings indicate many councils still do not have AMPs in place.

Australia
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November 2021: Think tank review

What are top think tanks around the world publishing on climate change, workforce, transport, the pandemic and more?

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Local economic development in growth areas

This briefing provides a summary of the City of Whittlesea’s recently released Strong Local Economy discussion paper –  a precursor to their next economic development strategy which has the goal of a strong local economy underpinned by increased local employment, education opportunities for all and successful, innovative local business.

Australia
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Who really pays for open space and affordable housing contributions?

In this briefing, Gerard Lind explores how open space and affordable housing contributions work and who really pays – spoiler alert, it’s not simply passed on to homebuyers as many in the housing and development industry would have you believe.

Australia
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Open data: a pathway for local government

The creative re-use of data represents enormous potential for government. This briefing discusses what local governments should consider prior to initiating open data investment. It also argues that a growing emphasis on the benefits of open government data masks some important nuances in the barriers and opportunities for local entities.

Australia

Twelve briefings of Christmas

At LGIU, we are feeling the giving spirit this year and would like to showcase our most-popular briefings throughout 2021 with both members and followers. From 1st – 12th, you will find a new briefing every day in this virtual advent calendar. Access is only available for December – unless you’re a member of course.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa