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?


Global Local In brief: Community planning

We cap off our series on community engagement with a look at community planning, examining how wider participation can lead to fairer, more prosperous and inclusive spaces.

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Short-term Rental Accommodation

MAV and LGiU Australia have partnered to deliver a forum for local government Councillors, officers and senior management on how the proliferation of short-term rental accommodation (STRA) is impacting local housing availability and what levers councils have to respond.

Australia, Global Briefing With case study

All things Ireland: The first edition

Welcome to All Things Ireland, our new weekly overview from the LGIU Ireland Team. Our first edition summarises recent LGIU briefings, a recap of reports from the week and an overview of everything local government in Merrion Street.

Ireland Blog Post Blog

All things Scotland: Steering into November

As the rest of the LGIU team gears up for England & Wales 13th year of Councillor awards, this week the LGIU Scotland team  has an array of briefings and reports to keep the local government and public sector as up to date in these ever changing times.

Scotland Blog Post Blog

England policy round-up: August/September 2022

This new edition covers policy/research papers from late July-early October 2022 – a tumultuous time economically, politically and constitutionally, with the death of Queen Elizabeth and a shaky start from the incoming prime minister.

England & Wales Briefing
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Community planning

The latest Global Local is packed full of resources on the topic of community planning to support local governments and their communities.