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Scholarship Trust seeks first nations applicants

18 April 2024 Councillors and council employees of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply for a $5000 scholarship. Read More

President's Message 16 April

16 April 2024 Local Government NSW President Cr Darriea Turley AM reflects on issues and achievements affecting local government this week. Read More

Call for Speed Management Case Studies

15 April 2024 Austroads is seeking case studies to identify examples of speed management activity. Read More

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Events & Training

Image Business Storytelling in Local Government 22 Apr 2024 @ 9:00am This business communication workshop will teach you how to harness the power of a good story to influence colleagues, team members, clients and customers, stakeholders, sponsors and funders. Read more
Image Planning for Councillors 23 Apr 2024 @ 9:00am Participants will examine the fundaments of planning theory and practice, the current statutory framework (and proposed changes) and the role of Local Government, and councillors in particular, in pla... Read more
Image Handling Difficult Conversations 29 Apr 2024 @ 9:00am Employees are increasingly having to handle people who are challenging and difficult. Read more

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