LGIU Australia and Rural Councils Victoria partnership

Rural Councils Victoria has arranged a free trial of LGIU Australia membership for all member councils.

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LGIU (Local Government Information Unit) Australia provides practical, up-to-the-minute intelligence on policy issues pertinent to local government in Australia.

Until 31 August 2024, anybody at RCV member councils can create a free LGIU member website account and gain access to a wealth of member-only resources.  Text on clickable button says 'Find out what you have access to'

LGIU Australia is a collaboration between LGIU – a UK-based not-for-profit, non-partisan local government membership organisation and Australia-based B Corp SGS Economics & Planning.

Stay informed and updated

Refresh your skills

  • Join LGIU’s “how to” sessions for writing briefings, community wellbeing, chairing meetings, etc

Get involved

  • Showcase your council’s projects and achievements across LGIU’s growing international network through interviews, case studies and articles like this submission from Brimbank.
  • Join us for a panel discussion with colleagues from across the world to share local government learning and knowledge on subjects ranging from AI to managing coastal communities.

A toolkit for lead contacts

We work closely with a nominated contact at each RCV council to make sure that access to LGIU Australia resources is promoted across the council and used as widely as possible. This toolkit page provides practical tips for getting your colleagues involved. Explore the toolkit.

Information to share

Use and adapt the text on this page across your internal council newsletters and intranets so that everyone know how to make the most of the council’s free trial of LGIU Australia. Text for internal comms.

Partnership with RCV launched

LGIU’s Head of International Operations, Hannah Muirhead, shares thoughts on an exciting new partnership with Rural Councils Victoria to bring LGIU access to all of their members.

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