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Beyond the council plan: creating impact with a corporate plan

Debbie Williams from Right Lane Consulting draws on her experience to share how councils can use well-developed internal corporate plans, sitting alongside their public council plans to create more impact. this briefing provides a useful framework that councils can apply to identify their own internal change priorities to feed into the corporate plan.

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Domestic and family violence: the role of local government

In this briefing, the Social and Community Team of Local Government NSW provide an overview of local government initiatives, actions and links to resources to prevent and respond to domestic and family violence.

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The Granite City becomes the Green City

When Aberdeen City Council was named Local Authority of the Year at the MJ Achievement Awards 2020, judges noted “a pioneering capital programme and significant investments in the social and cultural future of its communities”. In this blog Co-leaders Douglas Lumsden and Jenny Laing share their work, emphasising sustainability initiatives.

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In Conversation – Circular Economy: How to value waste and support innovation

Lisa Mclean, CEO of NSW Circular, recently spoke with SGS Economics and Planning’s Jeremy Gill to discuss the implementation of a Circular Economy in the Australian context: the specific barriers, opportunities, and the role of local government. This briefing is based on that conversation.

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What can we learn from Central Coast Council’s financial troubles?

Mark Davies explores what happened to the finances of Central Coast Council, where responsibilities lie when it comes to understanding a local government’s finances, and the implications for local governments more broadly.

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Amalgamations and de-amalgamations: Long-term lessons from Queensland

In 2008, amalgamations saw Queensland’s 157 municipal governments reduced in number to 73. In this briefing, Alex Gooding looks at the complex legacy of these processes, informed by recent conversations with a small group of current and former Queensland council CEOs.

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Providing of affordable workspaces: How councils can utilise property assets

In this case study, Andrew Cribb (co-founder of 3Space, a UK-based affordable workspace provider) shares examples from the UK of how councils are managing their property portfolios to provide affordable spaces and deliver sustainable economic growth objectives.

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Using technology for public participation

Public participation globally has been made more difficult by Covid-19 measures. How have local authorities globally adapted to sustain participation? We consider here the challenges and strengths of using technology, including an account of what has been happening in South Africa.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa With case study