Melissa Gibbs

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13 Feb 2015

Local government is a significant employer in Australia—particularly in regional areas—offering opportunities for employment across a wide range of occupations. This report on the profile of the local government workforce has been written to support the National Workforce Strategy developed for the Australian Centre of...


30 May 2012

The objective of this survey was to explore the issues surrounding capacity building in rural‐remote and indigenous councils.

This survey was distributed to the Chief Executive Officers of councils in Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia that have been identified as rural, remote, indigenous....


24 May 2012

ACELG is undertaking a considerable body of research into issues of regional collaboration and structural reform in local government. It has already published papers on Consolidation in Local Government: A Fresh Look and A Comparative Analysis of Regional Organisations of Councils in NSW and Western...


1 Jan 2011

This project was undertaken as a collaborative research venture between the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG), Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA), and Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ). Each wanted to take a fresh look at the issue of consolidation in...

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