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In Focus: Local Government Leadership Program

Applications are now open for the 2014 offering of the Excellence in Local Government Leadership Program; a five-day intensive course for senior local government leaders. The program is a joint initiative between the Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) and the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), and will be held from the 21st to the 25th of July 2014 in Canberra. Read more »

Latest News & Events

18 March 2014
Program Manager of Research, Stefanie Pillora recently participated in a round-table organised by IPWEA about sustainability in public works. read more »
18 March 2014
ACELG is again supporting the LGMA Australasian Management Challenge. Teams are currently undertaking the pre-challenge task with regional challenge days (Australia) to run 17-28 March. The Australasian Finals are in Melbourne on 19-20 June. read more »
18 March 2014
Delegates to the LGMA National Congress and Business Expo will receive a briefing from ACELG Chairperson the Hon Margaret Reynolds and LGMA Nationa read more »
12 March 2014
ACELG today released a report on food safety practices for Australian local governments. The project undertook research that explored current attitudes and beliefs concerning food safety within a diverse set of food business contexts, and includes a research report and a food safety strategy template for utilisation by councils. read more »
27 February 2014 , Melbourne, Victoria
The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) will host its 2014 Research Forum on 30 April 2014 in Melbourne, Victoria. read more »
24 February 2014
The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) has released significant research on local government finance called 'Debt is Not a Dirty Word: The Role and Use of Debt in Local Government'. read more »