Focus On... Training and Professional Development

  • Developing people skills
    Enhancing people skills is at the forefront of a Leadership Excellence Program being rolled out by Campbelltown City Council in Sydney’s south west.
  • AIME high
    The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards from a pool of 113 high quality applicants.
  • Future Directions - Training and Professional Development
    The City of Mandurah has developed a training program to better educate our Customer Service Officers and therefore improve the level of service we provide to the community.
  • Seeds of excellence
    Logan’s Shailer Pioneer Park is regarded as one of Queensland’s best, having picked up an Award for Excellence in the Parks and Open Space Development category at the Parks and Leisure Australia (Qld Region) annual awards in May.
  • ARISing Stars
    The City of Holdfast Bay has been focusing on transforming its high-potential individuals into high-performing leaders.
  • Stop. Think. Respect.
    Reconciliation Australia has congratulated Beyond Blue on its new national anti-discrimination campaign Stop. Think. Respect.
  • Online enrolment
    Nillumbik Shire Council has welcomed a $50,000 grant that will fund an online enrolment and student portal for Living & Learning Nillumbik.
  • The Maintenance Challenge*
    Australia relies on road transport more than any other nation in the world, on a per capita basis.
  • Building conflict competency*
    As with complaints and conflict across all sectors, Local Government issues can escalate quickly; leading to the potential disruption of staff at many levels in the organisation.
  • Healthy Communities through bike riding*
    Bike riding is booming around Australia, but many communities are missing out on the benefits. Don’t be one of them.
  • Open air gym
    Randwick City Residents can look forward to using a free public outdoor gym in Burrows Park, Clovelly.
  • Dynamic working environment
    Penrith Council is one of the largest councils in the Sydney metropolitan area and is a recognised leader in local government.
  • Your career is our success
    Hobsons Bay City Council is a leading metropolitan council with over 700 employees delivering over 120 services including engineering, planning, child care and maternal and child health.
  • Education the practical key
    Working in local government provides such a huge range of challenges for the communication professional that it has proved the ideal training ground for a lecturer in a newly established degree in communication.
  • Street directory donation
    Isaac Regional Council has donated over a hundred new street directories to local representatives from State Emergency Services (SES), Queensland Police, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service and Queensland Ambulance Service for distribution across the Isaac.
  • Day care extension
    Moree Plains Shire Council has approved the construction of an additional room at Gwydir Day Care in response to a community demand for day care places.
  • ‘Naturally beautiful’ North Burnett Regional Council
    North Burnett takes its name from the Burnett River that flows through the area. The North Burnett region covers 19,708 square kilometres with the topography of the region being diverse, from fertile farmland to rugged geographical formations.