In March 2022, the Australian Government released the National Workforce Strategy 2022-27, a framework for guiding consistency and coordination in responding to workforce issues. This briefing reviews the Strategy to outline opportunities and recognise the vital leadership of local governments on workforce matters.
Allegations over the last year have raised serious concerns about the ABP, in turn, a number of examinations have been conducted. A report was recently released by three senior ABP staff members and this briefing examines the findings which have seriously undermined the reputation of the Board and embroiled it in costly litigation.
Our monthly review highlights key findings from leading think tanks and research institutes across the globe. This edition features publications on housing affordability; involving refugees in place-making; shortages in the care workforce; lessons from German reunification; welfare reform; and using data to improve policy making.
This briefing showcases how Clare County Council – Ireland’s recently awarded Local Authority of the Year – delivers for its communities and ensures the county continues to develop as a place to live, work and visit.
As part of LGIU Ireland’s series that examines the work of NOAC (the National Oversight and Audit Commission), this publication provides an overview of the work of NOAC and introduces the key roles, responsibilities and processes for how local government oversight operates in Ireland.
NASA, weather stations, schools and climate action. Find out how Fingal County Council promotes staff innovation and delivered an award-winning project in this short blog.
Recognition is growing for the potential of new digital systems to transform local governments public service delivery. This short blog from Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council details the Build to Share approach in designing new digital local government systems.
This new edition covers policy/research papers from October/November 2022, which saw another change of prime minister. Rishi Sunak’s first task was to restore economic stability and market confidence. As winter arrives, public services – and the whole country – face tough challenges from the cost of living and industrial unrest.
We’re taking you beyond the buzzwords and confusing jargon to focus on how to think strategically and apply that mindset to a coherent vision for your organisation’s future.