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In Focus: Community engagement tools for small councils

A new resource from ACELG will assist rural, remote and Indigenous (RRI) local governments improve their engagement with the communities they serve.  While there are numerous resources available about community engagement, this is the only toolkit specially designed for the needs and circumstances of RRI councils. Read more »

Latest News & Events

26 August 2014
New national planning and development guidelines for child care facilities have been developed by ACELG with Federal Government Support. read more »
08 August 2014
The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) at UTS has published a background paper about understanding and promoting public value creation within Australian local government. The paper provides a definition of public value and public value creation from key literature, and links this with current practice within the sector... read more »
14 July 2014
New resources from the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) at UTS will help rural-remote and Indigenous councils with the critical task of recruiting and retaining senior staff. read more »
21 June 2014
ACELG has published a new resource that will greatly assist councils assess the services they provide for local communities. read more »
16 June 2014 , Darwin, Northern Territory
ACELG has announced a new Local Government Research Symposium to be hosted on 5 September in Darwin, Northern Territory. read more »
14 June 2014
The Director and senior academic staff of ACELG invite papers for two panels for the International Research Society for Public Management Conferenc read more »