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.
Enriching Communities with Water
Q&A with Joshua Lang, Customer & Communications Team Leader, Riverina Water Q. Can you tell us about your career journey and what led you to your role at Riverina Water? I grew up in a
Connecting and Engaging with Community
Introducing Kym Walters, Community Engagement Coordinator, Junee Shire Council In July 2021, after eight years working for Queensland’s Maranoa Regional Council, Kym Walters made the
Kicking Goals at Council
Introducing Wyatt Roberts, Parks and Open Spaces Labourer – Moree Plains Shire Council The Shire of Moree Plains, located on the New South Wales and Queensland border, is one of the
A passion for Innovation and Community
Q&A with Tamarin Taylor, Engineering Project Officer, Riverina Water Q. How did your career begin in local government? A. I began as an Engineering trainee at Mildura Rural City Council
A Journey of Continuous Evolution
Introducing Narelle Hobson, GIS/Grant Coordinator, Junee Shire Council When Narelle Hobson started working for Junee Shire Council in 1996, she hadn’t even been keen on applying for the
Loving Local at Moree Plains Shire Council
Introducing Bec English and Janyanee Jaroenthon – Moree Plains Shire Council The Shire of Moree Plains, located on the New South Wales and Queensland border, is one of the largest Local
A fulfilling career and lifestyle to match
Introducing Samantha Barnes, Project Manager, Water & Waste Water – Bega Valley Shire Council A DIVERSE CAREER LEADS TO THE CANBERRA REGION With extensive Project Management experience
Enjoying the Best of Both Worlds
Q&A with Business Manager Planning & Development, Goulburn Mulwaree Council - Stephanie Mowle Q. You’ve worked in local government for 18 years, are you able to take us through your
Trading a lengthy commute, for a ten-minute walk to work
Q&A with Land Use Planner, Hilltops Council – Bill Vanry Q. How long have you lived in the Canberra region and what inspired the move? A. I moved to Hilltops with my family just over
Supporting Council’s Biggest Asset, its People
Introducing Jane Wray, Administration Officer, Human Resources, Goulburn Mulwaree Council Growing up in Crookwell and working as the Fruit and Vegetable Manager at her local supermarket
Persistence and drive underpin a successful engineering career
Q&A with Manager Engineering Technical Services, Bland Shire Council – Jamie Harwood Q. Can you tell us a little about how your local government engineering career began? I grew up in
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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