Introduction to Local Government
This workshop will provide participants with a working knowledge of the diversity of functions provided by Local Government, improving their customer service skills and enhancing internal communication.
Participants will develop an awareness of the legal, administrative and financial relationships between Local Government and State and Federal Governments. They will learn about the structure of a council and the roles of elected members, general managers and staff. It also covers how we are governed by the Local Government Act.
Who should attend
New or recently-appointed employees in councils and longer-term employees who feel they could benefit from a broader organisational perspective.
Read more information about this course in the Introduction to Local Government (PDF, 66KB).