Changing your future

Diversity and Inclusion

As a workforce serving the community, we welcome:

Culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Indigenous Australians

People with special needs 

Workers of all ages and sexual orientations


Local Government is committed to encouraging and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Creating a working environment where everyone can thrive regardless of age, race, gender, or sexuality is critical to providing the best service to the diverse communities in which we operate.

Strategies and frameworks that enable and support diversity and inclusion can be found at individual council websites.

We encourage a work environment that facilitates and encourages:

  • Increased productivity and performance
  • Better decision making and customer service
  • An engaged, versatile and resilient workforce
  • Different ways of thinking/problem-solving
  • Building our reputation as an employer of choice

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.

Who we're looking for 

Looking after communities throughout Australia involves an amazing range of skills and abilities.

Find out if you have what it takes.