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Housing and planning round-up September 2023

Housebuilding is the big issue in this month’s housing and planning roundup, with government plans to relax rules on river pollution thwarted by the House of Lords. Other stories include homelessness in Scotland, concerns over concrete, regulation fees and onshore wind farms.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 18th September

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: Outstanding council climate initiatives, barriers to first home ownership, and issues with Australian diets.

Australia Briefing

And Finally: the impact on voter ID report and kazoo players in Brisbane

Highlights from this week include LGIU's Local Democracy Research Centre's new report on the impact of voter ID on administrators, our latest Global Local on the Universal Basic Income, and there's less than one week to nominate for the LGIU and CCLA Cllr awards!

Daily-news
Members

Scottish Autumn Bulletin – review of an eventful 2023

This bulletin is essential reading as Autumn approaches, here we provide an update on progress of legislation currently in Holyrood, from the previous Programme for Government to the newly published Programme for Government 2023-24.

Scotland Briefing
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Local government Australia: Policy roundup, 11th September

Our new ‘bookmark-able’ version of our weekly policy, news and data roundup for Australian local government. This week: A $1 billion Energy Security Corporation, best practice in local truth-telling, and record waiting times in NSW hospital emergency departments. 

Australia Briefing
Members & Global Local

Climate action during a permacrisis – Insights from Chief Executives

This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, where senior decision-makers in local government from around the world discussed how local government can approach climate action while in permacrisis.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
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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.

Australia Briefing