Griffith City Council - Candidate course

Step into civic leadership with confidence

Understand the roles and responsibilities of a local councillor in NSW and decide if this is the right fit for you
  • Format

    Online & in-person
  • Resources

    Checklist & e-book
  • Recording

    Available
  • 1.5 hours

    Video duration
    Locale Learning - Candidate information session

    Learn about being a councillor

    Deciding whether to put your hand up to represent your community as a local councillor is a big decision. So that you can be impactful and effective in the role (if you are elected!), it is important to know what is instore,

    Griffith City Council is hosting an online and in-person information session so that you can learn more about how local government works and what your job will be if you are elected. 

    This online course supplements these information sessions and includes resources to help you make an informed and considered decision about standing in the election. 

    Overview of content

    Your facilitator

    Your facilitator for the sessions is Emma Broomfield, the Founder and lead facilitator at Locale Learning. As a qualified lawyer and conflict resolution specialist  she has a passion for humanising the political experience and supporting our grassroots local leaders succeed in civic life. 

    Over many years, Emma has worked with local councillors in a range of different capacities. This includes as a Code of Conduct reviewer, coach, trainer, legal advisor, consultant and conflict resolution specialist. Emma is known for her warm engaging style and practical training workshops. She is deeply committed to elevating ethical, mindful and effective local leadership.
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