Covid-19 has increased the pace at which Scotland’s councils are delivering services through digital technology. A new report from Accounts Commission finds that councils are at different stages of digital transformation and that greater collaboration, use of shared expertise, citizen engagement and strategic planning are needed to fully realise the potential.
International lessons from Melbourne’s 20-Minute Neighbourhoods
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Zoning access: a reflection on the relationship between accessibility and land use management in South Africa
This briefing explores the relationship between access to social and economic opportunities and land use management practices in South Africa, drawing on present-day examples that illustrate conflicts between land use and access.
This briefing explores the requirement for local governments in all states to report past and projected future financial performance using financial sustainability indicators, suggesting that while this is a good thing in principle, we need to ensure that the indicators and any associated targets are appropriate.
This briefing sheds some light on the spatial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic response on disadvantaged communities; in this case, Greater Sydney, using Small Area Labour Market (SALM) data and will be of interest specifically to councillors and local government officers across the Greater Sydney region and wider NSW.