Three months after the launch of LGiU Australia, Merle Zierke looks at what we have delivered so far and explores some of the results we’ve had so far from our user survey.
The result of Covid-19 is a situation where largely, food is still available in the nets and in the fields – but it is not reaching the shelves. Farmers and fishermen are turning to new methods of reaching customers, assisted by local government and communities who have played a key role in the approach.
This two-hour interactive online workshop is a chance to consider these questions and also to develop skills and new approaches going forward.
Online Training: Developing Political Awareness & Sensitivity: the key to working effectively with Members
This online session is a chance for those new to working in a Political environment with members to understand the respective roles and the skills needed. It is also a chance for more experienced officers to reflect on their experiences and add to their toolkit of approaches and skills.
Staff should be safe at work. Managers have responsibility to ensure that workplace practices adhere to both law and government guidance, as well as being concerned with the wellbeing of staff in the broadest sense. What is needed will continue to change as we move out of lockdown.
The ONS has published an analysis of Covid-19 related deaths in different occupational groups. We summarise the findings and consider their implications for managing the crisis, especially the phased return to work, and what data like this can tell us about existing social and economic divisions in our society.
This two-hour webinar has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health, with the aim of understanding more about some of the most commonly diagnosed disorders, as well as provide advice and guidance on how to support ward members who have issues with their mental health.
Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus: A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development
This series of 3, 90 minutes, online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate…
Council staff are facing many challenges – such as undertaking a new or more senior role, balancing home working with caring responsibilities and dealing with increased workloads. We look here at the help that is available to support the workforce and give practical guidance for dealing effectively with the key concerns.
In quarantine with the internet makes fertile ground for conspiracies, misdirection and information that is just plain wrong. But do we make things worse by angrily confronting the lies?