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In Focus: Local Government Sister Cities

A new report published by the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government provides a comprehensive review and appraisal of Australian local government international and sister city relationships.

The report includes a literature review, a quantitative Australian-wide survey, case studies, and guided discussions with stakeholders. Read more »

Latest News & Events

28 April 2016
Home Modifications Australia (MOD.A) will be hosting its inaugural national conference in Canberra on 28 and 29 April 2016. The conference, titled 'Modifying the Home: Building-Inclusion-Practice', will highlight the latest research and evidence-base available in the home modification sector, bring together some of the world’s most prominent... read more »
30 March 2016
Skills Tasmania has appointed the Centre for Local Government at the University of Technology Sydney, in partnership with the LGAT, Waratah-Wynyard , Circular Head and Burnie City Councils, to improve sector understanding of the benefits of workforce planning and build sector capacity. A new Local Government research project aims to ensure a... read more »
24 February 2016
The Japanese Local Government Centre (CLAIR) and the UTS Centre for Local Government partnered to deliver the annual CLAIR Forum on Wednesday 24th February. The topic was "local government and sustainability". read more »
20 January 2016
The Centre for Local Government (CLG) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) was engaged by the State Library of New South Wales to undertake research to explore and recommend regional management models for NSW public libraries. The review of literature and extensive engagement process undertaken by CLG directly engaged with... read more »