• Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    An ageing workforce, skills shortages, changing community demographics, community attitudes and new legislation are all contributing to an urgent need to plan our workforce for the future. But do we have the skills to do it?

  • Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

    A very large number of workers are now retiring and the numbers of younger workers entering the workforce will not be enough to compensate for this reduction.

  • Strangers' Function Room, Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney

     

    This event is part of LGNSW's series on key planning initiatives relevant to local government.

  • Sydney CBD, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    This practical workshop has been designed to provide councillors and relevant professional staff with practical techniques to enable them to be more comfortable, confident and effective in dealing with the media.

  • Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

    This one-day workshop examines how to build effective teams, particularly at times of much organisational change and uncertainty.

  • Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    An effective working relationship between elected representatives and officers of a council is critical to the successful formulation of strategy and the sustainable delivery of services to the community. Yet to many officers  the relatively rational task of managing service delivery can seem a world apart from the political context in which elected representatives operate and make decisions.

  • Sydney CBD, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    This course aims to give you the skills you need to write effective, clear and concise reports for your managers and your Council. 

  • Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    LGNSW is delighted to announce that it has joined with the University of Technology (Centre for Local Government) and TAFE NSW to provide an accredited training program for councillors called the Executive Certificate for Elected Members.

     

  • Sydney CBD, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    A Mayors' weekend for all NSW Mayors to discuss contemporary issues for the NSW Local Government sector, as well as the special roles and responsibilities that Mayors may undertake in order to provide local leadership.

  • Sydney, for venue details contact LGNSW Learning Solutions

     

    John F. Kennedy could read at 5000 words per minute (wpm) and Jimmy Carter could read at 3000. What about you? What’s your reading speed? The average Australian reads at 220 wpm with 60% comprehension.  We all have the potential to at least double or triple our reading speed and improve our comprehension. And depending on our motivation, read at thousands of words per minute.