Historic First for Cities of Rockingham and Bayswater06 Dec 2021
Following this year’s local government elections, two cities will be led by women for the first time. Mayor Deb Hamblin of Rockingham and Mayor, Crs Filomena Piffaretti of Bayswater have made history as the first females to don the mayoral chains and to lead their respective cities.
Shire of Halls Creek tackles unemployment06 Dec 2021
Faced with adult unemployment rates of up to 40 per cent in an environment in which unemployment contributes to social degradation, the Shire of Halls Creek was grappling with a crisis of epic proportions.
2021 WA Local Government Convention06 Dec 2021
The 2021 WA Local Government Convention took place between 19 September to 21 September at Crown Perth. The DLGSC was thrilled to sponsor and take part in all the excitement.
Spotlight on: CEO Julie Burton, Shire of Boddington06 Dec 2021
Julie has just started as the Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Boddington and was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Pingelly. She has more than 15 years’ experience in local government.
Food Innovation front of mind for Shire of Murray06 Dec 2021
The Western Australian Food Innovation Precinct, being delivered by the Shire of Murray, will be the first of its kind in Western Australia and will play an important role in the State’s industry diversification strategy by placing a focus on Agri-Tech and new product development.
Shire of Bruce Rock wins big at WA Community Achievement Awards06 Dec 2021
The Shire of Bruce Rock was this year’s winner of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Making a Difference Award at the WA Community Achievement Awards.
$30,000 available for artist-in-residence local government projects06 Dec 2021
The $5 million Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program is available for artist-in-residence projects. Projects must engage communities and are delivered with a local government, school or not-for-profit community organisations.
Study a Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership and Management06 Dec 2021
In partnership with Edith Cowan University, Local Government Professionals WA is excited to announce the launch of a new postgraduate qualification program.
Perth to host five FIFA Women's World Cup games in 202302 Dec 2021
Perth will host five 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup games as part of one of the biggest series of football matches Western Australia has ever seen.