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Local government

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Report

Investigation into how local councils respond to ratepayers in financial hardship

In recent years, the Victorian Ombudsman has heard concerns from ratepayers, financial counsellors and community lawyers about the way local councils treat people who cannot afford their council rates. This investigation focused on council hardship relief for homeowners (ratepayers who cannot pay rates on their...
Report

VicHealth Local Government Partnership: young people leading healthier communities

VicHealth is working with Victorian councils to set our kids up for their best possible future - by creating communities where children and young people can grow up active, connected and healthy.
Guide

A toolkit for creating healthy food and drink environments in community food retail outlets

This toolkit uses the latest evidence to guide local government action on providing healthy food retail environments in council-owned facilities.
Briefing paper

Strategies for promoting integration at the city region level

This briefing paper highlights how many city mayors in the United Kingdom are exploring innovative approaches to promote integration for migrant communities in their city regions.
Report

Local government co-ordination: metropolitan governance in twenty-first century Australia

This research examines the role of local government engagement and coordination in modern Australian metropolitan governance.
Report

The local climate challenge

This report explores some of the structural issues affecting local councils in the UK in their efforts to move to a low carbon economy.
Guide

The art of community alcohol management: what local government can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm

This guide has been developed by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) and VicHealth to explore what Victorian local governments can do to prevent and minimise alcohol-related harm, creating safer and healthier communities in their municipalities.
Report

Unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by local government

An overview of key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by the local government sector, this report explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.
Briefing paper

The 2020 Local Government New Zealand briefing for the incoming government

This document identifies three intertwined areas within the local government portfolio that should be the focus for both LGNZ and the Government over the next three years. These areas are Three Waters Reform Programme, Resource Management Reform Programme and a Future of Local Government Programme.
Report

COVID-19 and Communities Listening Project: a shared response

This report considers how organisations and communities across the United Kingdom adapted and responded to the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.