Location: Australia


Our gift to you to celebrate 2022!

Check out this year’s holiday gift to all from LGIU! We’ve showcased some of our favourite briefings of 2022 inspired by four jolly themes: health and happiness, connection and community, progress and prosperity, and self-care and balance.


Digging deep to honour mining heritage

When mines play out, as they inevitably do, a hole is often left not just in the ground, but in the heart of the community. We take a look at tourism that celebrates mining history and supports local economies.


What it means to be an inclusive employer

This briefing considers a number of strategies that employers can adopt to address the current inequities and lack of transparency in workplace opportunities and salaries to ensure that workplaces are more inclusive. Key initiatives include anti-discrimination training, flexible and culturally inclusive leave arrangements, and job candidate compensation, among others.


An interview with Yourtoolkit.com – providing hope and solutions to hidden challenges through collaboration

Estimates suggest that 1 in 6 Australian women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence at the hands of a previous or current partner. This case study highlights the online resource Yourtoolkit.com providing comprehensive support and resources for those facing domestic violence, and the role that collaboration and governmental support has had in their growth and…

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The City of Brimbank’s 5G Road Maintenance Research

This blog tracks the City of Brimbank's initiative that will deploy and use high-resolution cameras, GPS sensors, edge devices attached to waste collection trucks to rapidly and in real-time detect roadside assets that require maintenance.


Economic development’s vibe shift

In this briefing series, SGS Economics and Planning’s Thomas Walker draws on his own experience forming economic development strategies with local government to explore the changing nature of economic development in Australia.