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In Focus: Local government recruitment made easier

New resources from ACELG will help rural-remote and Indigenous councils with the critical task of recruiting and retaining senior staff. Two reports were developed in response to a 2012 survey of rural-remote and Indigenous council CEOs which identified attracting and retaining senior staff to their councils as a major workforce issue, one that had ensuing flow-on effects upon small communities. Read more »

Latest News & Events

14 July 2014
ACELG program partner Local Government Managers Australia has announced the 4th Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in Local Government National Roundtable, in Fremantle, WA on 14-16 July. The Roundtable will assist those looking to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment in Local Government. 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 »
03 June 2014
The Federal Budget has missed an opportunity to support local government as a major employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. read more »
14 May 2014
ACELG has released a new resource to assist Australian councils with climate risk assessment and planning activities. read more »