Archived News for Professionals in Local Government - November, 2014
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet is working on a massive open online course (MOOC) to train public servants how to calculate the financial impact of new regulation.
Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory want more say in the running of schemes to help their communities, as a new report shows gaps between Indigenous people and other Australians continue to increase.
The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) has renewed its ongoing call for better financial and policy support from federal, state and territory governments to keep local roads running.
The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) has made its submission to the nationwide competition review, demanding a greater say on the rules it will be asked to enforce.
The West Australian Government has unveiled plans to close more than 100 remote (primarily Indigenous) communities and move the residents to better-serviced areas.