Course Details

Understanding Local Government (Face to Face)

ULG
In this important foundation course, we will assist you in your transition from private citizen to Councillor.

You will gain valuable information and a greater understanding of your role and responsibilities, and Local Government protocols and procedures to help you fulfil your duties competently.

Importantly, you will gain an overview of how the Local Government Act 1995 frames the systems and processes involved in the institution of Local Government.

Introduction:

Target Audience:

Suitable for both newly elected and returning Elected Members who would like to refresh their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government

Learning Outcomes:

  • Know how Local Government fits into the structure of Government in Australia;
  • Distinguish between the strategic role of the Council and the day to day role of the Administration;
  • Understand the legislative environment of Local Governments; and
  • Raise awareness on how to participate confidently in Council and committee meetings.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
Understanding Local Government (Face to Face) 1 September 2022 09:00 am - 12:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 16 $264.00
Understanding Local Government (Face to Face) 16 March 2023 09:00 am - 12:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 20 $264.00