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Your future, your community
Local Government operates at the heart of our communities. The work it does is vital to the future success of our regions and our people.
Councils and Shires are responsible for everything from managing major assets such as airports, engineering roads and bridges, ensuring environmental sustainability, planning housing and open spaces, developing local tourism initiatives, running leisure facilities and community programmes, and much more.
Learn more about the variety of job opportunities throughout Australia
Latest news and stories
Mark chats to us about his career journey and why he believes a local government career as a Building Surveyor is the ideal choice if you’re looking for flexibility, diversity of work and plenty of opportunity.
A magnificent landscape of opportunity
In a recent interview with the Central Desert Regional Council’s HR Manager - Debby Helfrich, and Director of Corporate Services - Rachel Wilson, we discover the remarkable initiatives undertaken by council and the truly unique experiences that come with working in this breath-taking location.
Working in Councils
The scale and diversity of work on offer in Local Government is impressive.
And what’s even more impressive is the direct and positive impact this work has on the communities we serve.
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Discover the job opportunities available right now in Councils across Australia. Browse by job type, department, Council or location to find your perfect role, and apply online.
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