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Citizen Committees in Local Government
19th September 2013,  New research from Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACLEG) has explored the role of citizens' committees in Australian local government decision-making processes.  read more »
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ACELG 2012 Annual Report
4th September 2013,  The ACELG 2012 Annual Report has been released. The report outlines key achievements and research between January and December 2012, and includes a complete list of publications and financial statements for the year. This will be a useful document...  read more »
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Bligh Grant Joins ACELG As Visiting Fellow
22nd August 2013,  ACELG is very pleased that Dr Bligh Grant has joined the Centre as a Visiting Fellow through August-September. Bligh is a political scientist specialising in local government studies. Currently he is Lecturer in Management at the UNE Business...  read more »
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Council Director Appointed ACELG Visiting Fellow
22nd August 2013,  Dr Tim Robinson has been appointed to ACELG as a Visiting Fellow. In addition to his role at Fairfield City Council (NSW) as Executive Manager (Director) Corporate Support, Tim will build upon ACELG's existing practitioner-research initiative plus...  read more »
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Embedding Climate Change Adaptation into Local Government Business
12th August 2013,  The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government has established a research partnership project with a number of local governments across Australia to assist councils in developing practical steps for embedding climate change adaptation...  read more »
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Strategic Planning in Australian Local Government
8th August 2013,  A new report from ACELG compares the various approaches in each Australian jurisdiction toward implementing local government reforms, with a particular look at requirements for strategic and corporate planning and reporting.  read more »
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ACELG Releases New Report on Using Demographic Data in Local Government
7th August 2013,  The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACLEG) has released a new report outlining how local governments can more effectively utilise demographic and other population data into planning and decision-making processes.  read more »
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Release of the National Local Government Workforce Strategy
2nd August 2013,  Though published in April 2013, the federal Minister for Local Government, the Hon. Catherine King MP, released the 'Future-Proofing Local Government: National Workforce Strategy 2013-2020' on 2 August 2013. It is now publicly available for the...  read more »
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Appointment of Visiting Professor
11th July 2013,  Professor John Martin of La Trobe University has been appointed as ACELG's inaugural Visiting Professor. During his two-year appointment, Professor Martin will be working to further strengthen ties between ACELG and other local government research...  read more »
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ACELG Project Plan Released
11th July 2013, Sydney The ACELG 2013 Project Plan is now available. This key document is reviewed annually by the ACELG Board to address changing circumstances, needs and priorities following consultation with the local government sector and other key stakeholders.  read more »
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Research Forum Wrap Up
22nd June 2013, Sydney 'Thanks for an excellent conference in Adelaide last week. I can see this becoming my go to place for research and innovation in the LG sector!'
'It would be great to see more local government practitioners attending and hearing about the all the...  read more »
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Local Government Reviews Snapshot
5th June 2013, Sydney ACELG has published a snapshot of current local government review and reform processes in Australia and in New Zealand between February and March 2013.  read more »
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Community Learning and Local Government
3rd June 2013,  New research published by ACELG explores how local governments can foster a culture of learning in their communities to achieve positive long term outcomes.  read more »
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New ACELG Briefing Notes
30th May 2013,  ACELG has published two new briefing notes that outline new information and thinking developed through ACELG's recent work on financial sustainability and workforce development.  read more »
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6th National LG Workforce Development Forum
25th April 2013, Australian National University, Canberra On 18-19 April 2013, ACELG convened the 6th National Local Government Workforce Development Forum at the Australian National University in Canberra. The Forum brought together representatives from federal government departments and agencies,...  read more »
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Abundant Local Government Awards
23rd April 2013, Sydney ACELG has collated a number of key Australian local government awards on its Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Network website (IKEN). This is the first time such a resource has been listed in one place, and includes some 350 awards from 27 awards...  read more »
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Comprehensive Local Excellence Program Completed
15th April 2013,  Another successful ACELG-ANZSOG Excellence in Local Government Leadership Program (ELGLP) has concluded, with forty-five local government leaders from most states and the Northern Territory attending the Program in Canberra recently.  read more »
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Unique Local Government Excellence Program Commences
14th March 2013,  Forty-four local government leaders will participate in the Excellence in Local Government Leadership Program for a week commencing Monday 18th March. The program is joint initiative of the ACELG and the Australia and New Zealand School of...  read more »
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Online Database of Community Engagement Resources for Rural-Remote and Indigenous Local Governments
4th February 2013,  ACELG has launched an online database of community engagement resources for staff of Rural-Remote and Indigenous local governments. Improved community engagement is one of the key priorities identified in ACELG's Capacity Building Strategy for...  read more »
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Issues Paper 6 - Education and Training in Key Skills Shortage Areas
30th January 2013, UTS:CLG Prepared by the UTS:Centre for Local Government in consultation with key sector organisations, Issues Paper 6 from the Learning in Local Government series documents a national review of education and training in local government skills shortage...  read more »
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National Local Government Indigenous Employment Position Paper - Closing the Gap Through Place-based Employment
12th December 2012,  ACELG and LGMA National have released the 'National Local Government Indigenous Employment Position Paper - Closing the Gap through Place-based Employment'. This paper aims to encourage and facilitate increased Indigenous workforce participation...  read more »

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