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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 »
17 June 2022
With renovations on the horizon, you might be wondering how you can finance your home improvements. If you’re not prepared to take out a mortgage on your property and can’t afford to pay upfront, you may be worried that renovating your home is off the cards. 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 »
27 October 2021
Dr. Peter Randle is a Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon in Perth, Western Australia. He specializes in body contouring and advanced plastic surgery such as tummy tucks. He graduated from The University of Western Australia, where he also completed his training in general surgery. Dr Randle has been practicing cosmetic and plastic surgery for the past thirty years. Tummy Tuck procedure: A tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area to create a flat stomach, as well as tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions including loose skin post pregnancy or weight loss, stretch marks, drooping skin after massive weight loss, large scars from previous surgeries or hernia repair. read more »
3 November 2021
Aluminium is not just strong and lightweight, it is also recyclable.The advantage of aluminium over steel is that it doesn't need to be painted, so the structure can last longer and there is no need for a second coat of paint. It has a service life 5 times longer than steel and up to 50% lighter than steel. This means that aluminium scaffolding can be installed in difficult locations with ease. read more »