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The scale and diversity of the work we do means Local Government can offer you many different career paths. We also provide training and development opportunities and further education. If you add the ability to make a real difference in your community, you’ll agree there’s no better place to start or grow your career.
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Careers at Council Website to attract local government workersThe NSW local government peak has used its annual conference to unveil two major initiatives designed to encourage more people to work in the sector, and to beef up recycling. LGNSW
Shire council officer features in new guide that matches military skills with local government rolesA Sutherland Shire Council officer features in a new state government guide that is designed to match the skills of defence force veterans with jobs in local government. Sean Baker
A Regional Council Perspective – Moree Plains Shire CouncilMoree Plains Shire Council employs people who are passionate about the community for whom we work. Each day, regardless of our role, our aim is to deliver the best possible services and
Lucy Gooley – Tweed Shire Council SignwriterHave you ever thought about a career in Local Government? I hadn’t until I saw a position for an apprentice Signwriter in the local paper. As I was already working in this field as a
LGNSW President's MessageWIN: EXTENSION FOR HARMONISING RATES We’re pleased to see Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock listening to our calls on behalf of amalgamated councils to allow more time for the
Working in Community EngagementThis year, I celebrated my 5-year anniversary as a Wollongong City Council employee. It’s been quite an adventure! Over the last couple of decades, I’ve worked as a: Bartender Co
Dwayne Singh, Team Leader Building at Moree Plains Shire Council“I just love everything to do with building.” Dwayne Singh has built his career in the industry he loves. After finishing Year 12 in Moree, Dwayne Singh started a pre-apprenticeship
LGAQ Public Satisfaction with Councils ImprovesMore Queenslanders are expressing satisfaction with their local councils despite months of attacks on their commitment to accountability and accusations that the sector was 'on the nose
Local Government’s Federal Election InitiativesThe Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is calling for the commitment of all political parties, party leaders and individual candidates to deliver for local communities,
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The scale and diversity of the work we do means Local Government can offer you many different career paths.
If you add the ability to make a real difference in your community, you’ll agree there’s no better place to start or grow your career.
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