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Poll: What are the most essential skills for councillors?

We want to find out which skills our members and followers believe are the most essential for councillors to help them thrive in their roles. Vote now in our poll to give us your insights into what makes an effective councillor. 

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The road to net zero

This event hosted by the LGIU will bring together political and local government experts to discuss reaching net zero, the role of councils in sustainable development, and the intersection with the cost of living crisis.

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Tiny houses: a neat homelessness solution or a reminder of the problem?

As the ‘self-built tiny house tour’ genre of videos remains highly popular, it’s easy to see the appeal of these dwellings, with their low-cost builds, cool space-saving tricks and minimalist, cosy interiors. But can these tiny houses actually contribute to alleviating housing security for those who need it most, or is the popularity of tiny…

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Driving the shift to Electric Vehicles

Local governments play an integral role in steering the transition to EVs in Australia. This briefing discusses the role of councillors and council staff in the adoption of electric vehicles in council fleets, the provision of fleet charging infrastructure, and planning policies related to charging infrastructure.

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New features are waiting for you!

We’ve been busy working behind the scenes to make our member services even better. Find out what this means for you and your council.

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Global Local Executive Panel – March 2022: Local Government Reform

In this session we heard from a panel of local government CEOs from England, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand who discussed the experiences their councils have faced when dealing with reform and reform processes as well as theoretical reflections on certain aspects of sector reform.

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