Governance Improvement

About the Governance Improvement Program

This program undertakes specific projects in the field of governance such as scoping a range of models for enhanced strategic leadership and local governance, and research that examines alternative approaches to business excellence frameworks in local government.

News & Events

03 December 2013
ACELG has released a comparative study of political governance frameworks for local governments across Australia. The research seeks to understand the advantages, constraints and theoretical approaches to representative democracy across Australian local government in view of on-going reform... read more »
14 October 2013
ACELG research features significantly in a new book on international local government titled `New Century Local Government: Commonwealth Perspectiv read more »
11 October 2011
This years conference will examine the key drivers for Organisational Excellence, with speakers from Australia and around the world who either deploy or acknowledge the benefits of the Business Excellence Framework, including from local government, Mark Searle, Chief Executive Officer, City of... read more »
04 August 2011 , Melbourne
A forum was hosted jointly in Melbourne last week by ACELG and SAI Global to discuss the future development of the Australian Business Excellence Framework (BEF) in local government. read more »
01 March 2011
A summary paper of the Second International Roundtable on Metropolitan Governance held in Brisbane in August 2010 has been released. read more »