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Centre for Local Government (UTS)

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Centre for Local Government (UTS)

The Institute for Public Policy and Governance, incorporating the Centre for Local Government, provides education, research and consultancy in public administration and policy, social research, stakeholder engagement, and leadership.

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Research report

21 Sep 2017

Promoting economic growth is a ubiquitous concern and a priority for all levels of government in Australia and abroad. Despite a steady stream of reforms, inquiries and initiatives intended to help clarify and improve the effectiveness of the role of government in economic development; this...

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Research report

06 Sep 2017

People Matter is an employee perception survey that is regularly conducted across state government public sectors and provides important information and insights for departments, organisations and sector stakeholders on workplace experiences and employee engagement. 

Local...

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Report

14 Aug 2017

Local governments can play a significant role in supporting communities in local areas that are disadvantaged and/or are going through a process of local renewal. A changing focus for local government in supporting communities through these renewal processes is to adopt a more facilitative and...

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Research report

13 Dec 2016

In 2016 the Why Local Government Matters in South Australia research sought to investigate the value of local government to South Australians. The project was undertaken by the Centre for Local Government at the University of Technology Sydney with funding from the Research and Development...

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Guide

24 Jun 2016

A new resource from the University of Technology Sydney Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG) provides local government in Tasmania with a practical approach to developing strategic workforce plans.

Workforce planning in the local government sector is essential to meet the needs of...

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Research report

16 Dec 2015

This exploratory study investigates the challenges newly arrived African refugees in Australia face and how they perceive local government initiatives and support. The Report is divided into six sections. The first section contextualises the issues. The second section outlines the methodology...

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Research report

22 Oct 2015

The UTS Centre for Local Government in partnership with the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding at the University of South Australia have released a new report that investigates the activities and programs seven councils have put in place to provide support for newly-...

Discussion paper

30 Jul 2015

Executive summary

This report by Marrickville Council and the Centre for Local Government, University of Technology Sydney (UTS:CLG) contributes to understanding of the role of creativity as a prerequisite to innovation in local government, particularly during a time of...

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Research report

28 Aug 2007

This report explores the various approaches and experiences of NSW councils when preparing Social/Community Plans. The review outlines key implications for future practice, and also considers the NSW Department of Local Government's proposals for a new Integrated Planning and Reporting framework...

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