Shovel Ready - Training support

LGA Training and LG Professionals SA – here to support you

The strength of local government is based on the breadth of skills, knowledge, and expertise in our sector. This gives confidence to our communities and our state and federal partners.

LGA Training and LG Professionals SA are here to support our local government members with a range of learning and development opportunities for staff in planning and delivering shovel ready initiatives.

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LGA Training

LGA Training is one of many member services offered by the LGA to support the changing needs of the sector, for both elected members and staff.

Courses are designed and delivered in direct response to legislative changes and proactively support council members and staff to be effective and successful in their roles.

Access to timely and accurate information, a range of LGA resources and a strong member network means all course offerings are tailored to the sector, for the sector and reinvested back into the sector.

LGA Training enjoy seeing people learn through quality learning experiences supported by reputable providers and partners, like Norman Waterhouse Lawyers, our partners in providing legal training.  Each provider and partner who share an aspiration of supporting a highly capable sector.

‘Shovel Ready’ Workshop - 17 Dec and 11 Jan (Webinar) Free

Designed to support council staff involved in preparing an application for the Local Government Infrastructure Partnership Program. Click here for further information and to enrol.

For a range of additional courses that can assist with delivery of shovel ready initiatives please visit the LGA Training website.

Contact Liz or Becky on 8224 2035 or on how the team can tailor a program to your needs.

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LG Professionals SA

Local Government Professionals Australia, SA (LG Professionals SA) play a principal role in the development of local government people. They do this through the provision of programs and opportunities that equip staff with tools and resources whilst stretching and challenging thinking.

All of their offerings are designed by and for the sector, with 100% of proceeds invested back into developing further content and offerings.

They publicly recognise leadership, innovation and excellence within the sector through their Annual Leadership Excellence Awards Program.

LG Professionals SA Networks

LG Professionals SA extensive formal networks throughout councils are a valuable tool to share insights and coordinate at executive and operational levels. Further information on LG Professionals SA Networks is available here.

Leadership programs

LG Professionals SA offer a range of programs and short courses to upskill council staff to support delivery of Shovel Ready projects.

They are pleased to offer these publicly or can deliver many onsite at your council for your convenience.

For further information on programs, events and short courses is available here.

To discuss how they can support your staff to deliver on Shovel Ready initiatives please contact Rhiannon on 8291 7991 or email

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Andrew Leader
Economic Stimulus Program Coordinator