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In Focus: Local Government Essay Prize Announced

The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Local Government Essay Prize named in honour of the late Associate Professor Erica Bell, a valued and active member of the ACELG Research Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the competition is to elicit new and innovative ideas about advancing local government and preparing the sector to meet the challenges of 21st century Australia. Read more »

Latest News & Events

12 October 2015
ACELG Consortium Partner LGMA National has changed its name to LG Professionals Australia. read more »
12 October 2015
For the diary: The next LGMA/ACELG National Local Government Workforce and Indigenous Employment Forum will take place at Old Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 December. read more »
12 October 2015
The UTS Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG) is recruiting for two Social Research and Policy Officers to assist in a range of short and long-term projects. The positions will provide the opportunity to work across a range of research projects across the Centre, with responsibilities including research and consultancy project work, providing... read more »
01 October 2015
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) invites nominations from experienced government, research and public policy and professionals to join the Industry Advisory Board of the UTS Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG). read more »
08 September 2015
The UTS Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG) and the NSW Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA NSW) have developed an exciting program, "Empowering Women in Local Government". read more »
28 August 2015
Funded by the UTS Centre for Local Government, the Scholarship is linked to an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, titled ‘Local Government and Housing in Australia for the 21st Century’. The scholarship is open to students who are intending to undertake a PhD in the area of local government and housing. read more »