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In Focus: Building Social Cohesion in our Communities

Building Social Cohesion in our Communities is a new online resource developed by ACELG for the Australian Human Rights Commission. The resource provides local government with a practical approach to develop strong, socially cohesive communities.

The resource will be launched on Thursday 30 July at the University of Technology Sydney, 5-7pm, featuring Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner, the Australian Human Rights Commission, and Centre Director A/Prof Roberta Ryan.

Register to attend this free event here.

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Latest News & Events

19 August 2015 , Strathfield Town Hall
The UTS Centre for Local Government is partnering with Strathfield Council to host a seminar designed to assist women in running for local government elections. read more »
Dr Tim Soutphommasane
30 July 2015 , Aerial Function Centre Harris Room, UTS Building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo
The next ‘Government to Governance’ seminar will feature the launch of a new online resource for local government called Building Social Cohesion in our Communities. read more »
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30 July 2015 , Aerial Function Centre Harris Room, UTS Building 10, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo
Professor Eva Cox of the UTS Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences will launch a new book by A/Professor Alan Morris of UTS:CLG called A Practical Introduction to In Depth Interviewing. read more »
21 July 2015
Registrations are now open for the next Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) Research Symposium, now established as a key sector event for the sharing of great ideas within and for Australian local government. read more »
17 July 2015
To coincide with Innovation Month, ACELG has published a report called Creative councils for creative communities produced by Marrickville Council (NSW) and the UTS Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG). read more »
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17 July 2015
ACELG consortium partner Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) has released a case study called Community Chef: A Case Study in Local Government Innovation. read more »
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30 June 2015
The resource Service Delivery Review: A How to Manual for Local Government has been updated by ACELG and the University of Technology, Syd read more »
17 June 2015
A new ACELG report about the value of local government to all Australians was launched at the Australian Local Government Association 2015 National General Assembly of Local Government. read more »