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Canada Bay Connects

One year on from when COVID-19 first hit, the City of Canada Bay takes us through some of the ways they adapted to the pandemic to maintain access to community services and keep citizens connected and supported through the last 12 challenging months.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post With case study
Members & Global Local

Regional inequality and centralisation

Can lifting up local be centrally led? The balance of fiscal and decision-making powers between central and local governments can be difficult to get right as we explore in this newsletter.

Members & Global Local

On the record: New Zealand’s published briefings for incoming ministers

New Zealand government publishes briefings provided to incoming ministers by their departments. This briefing looks at how could usefully be adopted in Australia, offering valuable insights and other benefits for Australian governments and the broader community.

Australia, Global With case study

Planning for inclusivity: How Vienna built a gender-equal city

Low visibility of women’s experiences in the male-dominated field of planning can shape our environments to fit male norms, but it doesn’t have to be this way. LGIU’s Kat McManus writes on the benefits of applying a gender lens to planning and explores how Vienna became a role model for their application of this approach.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post With case study

How hydrogen can help councils improve air quality

Buta Atwal, Chief Executive of Wrightbus talks about the potential of hydrogen in helping the UK decarbonise public transport and public sector vehicles.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post With case study
Members & Global Local

Reform in New Zealand: a new emphasis on well-being

This policy briefing looks at the current shift in public policy in New Zealand towards a much greater emphasis on well-being as the purpose of government at all levels, with consideration towards other jurisdictions.

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