Topic: Communities and society

From social engagement to civic action – how can local government engage citizens in democracy and delivery? What can communities do for themselves with the support of local public bodies?


All things Australia: – don’t miss resources for local government

From councillor training to the constitution, from running councils to regulating pets , we keep you up to date with everything that matters to local government in Australia. Find out what you might have missed from LGIU in the last four weeks.

Australia Blog-article

Notable practice: LGIU case study roundup May 2023

Councils around the world are tackling problems with resourcefulness and ingenuity. LGIU’s round up of case studies, good practice highlights from our exclusive Daily News and. more. From re-wilding to economic development and cost-of-living support.

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

Global Local: Spotlight on Ireland

In this week’s Global Local, we’re casting a spotlight on all things Irish local government!

Members & Global Local

Global Local: Rural 20-minute neighbourhoods

In this issue of Global Local, we’re examining whether the 20-minute neighbourhood concept can be successfully implemented in more rural settings.


20-minute neighbourhoods, USA experiences

Urban sprawl and the ongoing lack of adequate transport and service infrastructure is a huge challenge for urban communities across the US. This article highlights key examples of how several US cities are adopting the 20-minute neighbourhood concept to overcome the challenges.

Global Blog-article

Community action to tackle violence against women and girls

Women’s safety from male violence impacts all women’s lives. In this article, Emma Moseley Policy Officer at Trafford Council explains how GreaterSport’s Right to the Streets is aiming to make streets and public spaces safer for women and girls.

England & Wales Blog-article With case study