2015 CONGRESS PRESENTATIONS NOW ONLINE
If you missed out on attending this year's Congress & Business Expo in Darwin, you can still access a number of the presentations here. The concept of Value Proposition in local government was explored through many angles, including data, social impact, community experience, employees and workforce, and alternatives to council. It's recommended reading for all local government practitioners.
CALLING ALL MENTORS!
LGMA National are seeking mentors for the 2015 International Mentor Program. This unique program focuses on collaboration between professionals from Australian councils and emerging young leaders in Cambodia by allowing a mentee, aged 22-35 years, to work with an experienced Australian mentor and develop their skills and career.
LGMA PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIAN ORGANISATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOUNDATION TO DELIVER NATIONAL AWARDS PROGRAM
LGMA National is partnering with the Australian Organisational Excellence Foundation to establish a national awards program and criteria for the local government sector. The criteria is used to assess and improve any aspect of an organisation, including leadership, planning, people, knowledge, safety, service delivery, product quality and bottom-line results, culminating in a ceremony at future LGMA National Congress & Business Expo Gala Dinners.
TOP PCT MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE TEAMS ANNOUNCED
The winners of the 2015 LGMA Australasian Management Challenge pre-Challenge Task have been announced. Congratulations to Murrindindi Shire Council (VIC), City of Darwin (NT) and Charters Towers Regional Council (QLD). Representatives from these top teams presented at The Community Experience breakout session at the 2015 LGMA National Congress & Business Expo.
LATEST LG MANAGER OUT NOW
The second edition of LG Manager of 2015 is out now! Packed with all you need to know about Value Proposition and the future of local government, it's a must-read for every local government professional.
DATACOM ANNOUNCED AS INTERNATIONAL MENTOR PROGRAM SPONSOR
LGMA National's unique International Mentor Program will be sponsored in 2015 by Datacom. The program connects emerging leaders in Australia, Cambodia and Nepal, allowing local government practitioners to make a direct impact on developing countries.
IS YOUR COUNCIL A MEMBER OF LGMA NATIONAL?
If you and your colleagues want to make the most of opportunities like the National Congress and the Management Challenge, then our new LGMA National Council Memberships could save you a bundle. The membership aligns your organisation with ours, and features access to national and international programs and events at heavily reduced prices. With three membership options to choose from, there is a fit that is right for every council, big or small.
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