LGIU believes in the need for informed conversations and action, so we’ve developed this collection using a range of resources to help local government understand more about the Voice and its impact on local government.
“Local government is the best job that you can have” – Jane Stroud, CEO of Kiama Municipal Council
How other countries recognise their Indigenous people in their processes of government? Insights for Australia’s Voice to Parliament
This briefing looks at how Scandinavia, South Africa, Canada and New Zealand have made arrangements for the involvement of their Indigenous peoples in their processes of government in an effort to attain insights for Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
In June 2022, the Victorian Government announced that it would be expanding its ‘Best Start, Best Life’ kindergarten program. This briefing provides an overview of the reforms, the impacts on the local government sector, the kindergarten sector more broadly, and the different ways local governments are responding.
Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: Recommendations to overhaul the Future Drought Fund and a new white paper on jobs.