Workforce Development

About the Workforce Development Program

The objective of the workforce development program is to address specific skills shortages and gaps in the professional workforce, as well as broader requirements for enhanced expertise, and to establish local government as an employer of choice. The program has two key activities:

•  Local Government Practice Unit

•  Learning in Local Government

News & Events

30 June 2015
The Hon. Susan Ryan AO, Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner, invites employers to participate in a consultation as part of the National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination against Older Australians and Australians with Disability. The Australian Human Rights Commission will be... read more »
13 February 2015
ACELG has compiled Australia's first, extensive profile of the local government workforce. The report confirms that local government is an Australian powerhouse, punching above its weight in terms of its contribution to the nation's economy and social fabric, particularly in regional, rural and... read more »