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How to engage with Indigenous peoples on planning and why it matters

This briefing focuses on why planning matters to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and provides guidance on how to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, especially in the context of land use policy and planning as well as in forthcoming treaty negotiations.

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Recognising the post-pandemic potential of markets in Australia

During the pandemic, markets emerged as crucial elements in community wealth-building by providing affordable food and a sense of community. In this briefing, Dr Fiona Whitworth and Dr Marcus Spiller examine this relationship between markets and community wealth building further.

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Australia’s fertility rate is declining, but is this the whole story?

Australia’s total fertility rate is declining, but this doesn’t necessarily result in a lower number of births. This distinction is important, and this briefing describes the relationship with other demographic characteristics and the implications for local government service planning.

Briefing With case study

Australia’s need for a Human Rights Act – a step closer

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights has released its report on the Inquiry into Australia’s Human Rights Framework. The majority of the committee recommended the federal government introduce an Australian Human Rights Act, which marks a generational milestone in enhancing human rights protections. This article unpacks and comments on the inquiry and its recommendations.

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Information to share for RCV councils

Adapt and use the following text in your staff newsletters and on your intranet to let colleagues know about the LGIU Australia trial membership. LGIU Australia is a nonprofit information service working to inform members by providing practical, up-to-the-minute intelligence on policy issues pertinent to local government in Australia via an international network of councils,…

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A toolkit for RCV lead contacts

This toolkit page explains what you get as part of your LGIU Australia membership and provides practical tips for helping everyone at your council to make the most of our resources.

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