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Mainstreet Management A Tool for Placemaking

Mainstreet businesses are facing increased competition from online and large shopping centres. Can they survive? The author of a new book says YES

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E&T Training - ChemAlert Search, Stock and Risk Assessment Program

The LGA’s Education and Training Service is offering the ‘ChemAlert Search, Stock and Risk Assessment Program’ on Tuesday 27th March 2018 for council staff who are responsible for safety aspects relating to chemicals used in the workplace. Further details can be found in this circular.

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LG Professionals, SA - Do you want to help improve Community Engagement?

LG Professionals, SA and their friends at OurSay would like to know more about Local Government’s use of online community engagement tools and strategies that are currently being used to consult with your community.

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2018 LG Professionals, SA Annual State Conference – Register Today!

2018 LG Professionals, SA Annual State Conference - FAST FORWARD: Navigating the Future.

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Social Media Webinars for Council Staff – ENROL NOW

The LGA’s Education & Training Service (E&T) has scheduled a series of 12 one-hour Social Media webinars over the next months. Further information about these webinars and prices for attending multiple sessions please see the below circular.

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Specialised Procurement Training for Councils

Procurement is an essential part of councils operations that can reduce costs, add value and forms a key component of a risk management strategy. LGA Procurement developed this suite of training modules to enhance staff knowledge and understanding of “good purchasing” practice in Local Government.

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Call for Waste Management Association of Australia nominated Board Director roles

For the first time, the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) is dedicating one of its four nominated Director positions to a member with senior government experience. Other nominated Director positions are dedicated to members with industry knowledge and experience. This creates a new opportunity for a senior professional working in the local government sector to influence growth and development of the waste industry in Australia.

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LGA Board Meeting 25 January 2018 - Agenda available

The LGA Board will meet on Thursday 25 January 2018 at LG House, 148 Frome Street, Adelaide. The agenda is now available. This Circular provides a list of reports to be considered at the meeting.

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LG Functional Support Group Plan

The LG Functional Support Group Plan version 1.0 has now been approved by the LGFSG Manager and is available on the LGA website. lga.sa.gov.au/lgfsg

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Feedback sought - Review of Social Effect Inquiry Process and Principles

The Independent Gambling Authority is conducting a statutory review of the Social Effect Inquiry Process and Principles and the prescribed form of Responsible Gambling agreement. The Authority invites interested LGA members to make a written submission.

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University of Melbourne seeking nominations for McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership

The University of Melbourne has launched the inaugural McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership. This Circular contains further information and information on how to nominate.

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Registrations open for the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion’s Changing Places Forum

The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion is holding a free Changing Places forum on Friday 16 February 2018. This Circular contains further details and registration information.

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Call for Abstracts: Australian Disaster Resilience Conference

Call for abstracts is now open for the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference.

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