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Local Government Act changes

Local government reform webinar 8

Feb 23, 2024

LG Alert

Please join us for our first local government reform webinar for this year.
Local Government Act changes

Local government reform webinar 7

Nov 6, 2023

LG Alert

Please join us for our monthly reform webinar.
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Placemaking webinar

Sep 26, 2023

LG Alert

DLGSC has engaged the Town Team Movement to deliver free placemaking training for the whole local government sector in WA.
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Local government reform webinar 6

Sep 15, 2023

LG Alert

The next local government reform webinar is scheduled for Friday 22 September.
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Election Candidate Information Briefing Webinar

Jul 27, 2023

LG Alert

The webinar will include a number of presenters and will cover a range of topics, with the aim of preparing successful election candidates for life as an elected member.
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Local government reform webinar 5

Jul 21, 2023

LG Alert

The next edition of the popular local government reform webinars is scheduled for 3 August and will feature an introduction from the new Minister for Local Government, David Michael.
Reform Webinar 3: Changes to Wards with an aerial photo of a suburb in Western Australia.

Reform Webinar 3

May 24, 2023

LG Alert

Changes to wards
Videoconferencing. Image: Getty Images/Morsa Images

Social Media Self-Defence for local government employees and council members

Dec 2, 2022

LG Alert

The department has engaged the Office of the eSafety Commissioner to present Social Media Self-Defence webinars.
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Open by Design principles free webinar

May 18, 2022

LG Alert

The Office of the Information Commissioner is launching a series of new publications about Open by Design principles.
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Activating Alfresco webinar

Mar 30, 2022

LG Alert

This webinar is suitable for local government CEOs, and staff involved in economic development, small business support and place activation roles.
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Minister's webinar

Aug 25, 2021
About 100 delegates from the local government sector took part in a webinar held by Local Government Minister John Carey earlier this month.
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Independent oversight system webinar

Dec 14, 2020

LG Alert

Helping organisations that engage with or provide services and activities to children to better understand this recommendation.
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Child Safety Officers webinar

Dec 10, 2020

LG Alert

Discuss the recommended designation of child safety officers within existing staff profiles at WA’s local governments.
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