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Tribute to Erica Bell

Friends and colleagues of Erica Bell were greatly saddened to learn of her unexpected death on Saturday 26th July 2014. This tribute from the Australian Centre of Local Government (ACELG) at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) acknowledges the special contribution made by Erica to the ACELG research network. Read more »

Latest News & Events

13 August 2014 , Aerial Function Centre, UTS building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street Ultimo
The ACELG Seminar Series 'From Government to Governance' will commence on 14 August with a presentation from internationally renowned urban politics and administration scholar Professor Ron Vogel titled 'Metropolitan Governance - A Comparative Perspective'. read more »
01 August 2014
Switching to LED street lighting could save Australia’s local councils up to $87 million and prevent 720,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere each year. 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 »
07 July 2014
The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government has just marked five years of operation, with more local government research partnerships planned. 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 »