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.
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
A Welcomed Change of Pace
Introducing Stacy Moses, Director of Planning and Community Development, Junee Shire Council. Five years ago, after a 25-year career as an Immigration Lawyer in Sydney, Stacy Moses made
Discovering a Sense of Space and Place
Introducing Wendy Reichelt, Riverina Water Governance and Records Officer COMMUNITY RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING When Riverina Water’s Governance and Records Officer, Wendy Reichelt
A Planning Career with a Difference
Q&A with Senior Strategic Planner, Wagga Wagga City Council - Crystal Atkinson Q. How long have you lived in the Riverina region? A. I grew up one-hour north of Wagga in Cootamundra. I
Engineering a sustainable future for Mosman
Introducing Polly Makim, Senior Projects Engineer at Mosman Council. FAR MORE THAN ROADS AND STORMWATER From starting as a Graduate Traffic Engineer over 14 years ago, Polly Makim has
Creating an inspiring, innovative space for the community
You can’t help but be inspired when you meet Linda Horswell, Manager Library Services, Mosman Library. With a career history spanning academic and local government libraries both here
Building a sustainable future in the Mid-West of WA
Q&A with Vin Fordham Lamont, CEO, Shire of Carnamah Nestled in the Mid-West of Western Australia, just two hours from Perth, and 90kms from the coast, the Shire of Carnamah is home to a
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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