Webinars

Curated case studies for candidates, councillors and councils

Part of our suite of local council training resources, our FREE webinar series reflects on the lessons to be learnt from the experiences of others. Many local councils face similar issues and many councillors have common experiences. Occasionally, some of the juicy stuff ends up before the Courts, in a Tribunal or even the subject of an inquiry. Case studies help councillors to learn from the successes and missteps of others.

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Managing the general manager

Managing the general manager

Friday
11 June 2021
12.30pm

The relationship between the elected body and the general manager is critical to the success of a local council. When this relationship deteriorates or breaks down, it can have significant impacts. This includes on the council and the wider community. Often there are...

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The low down on Code of Conduct cases

The low down on Code of Conduct cases

All elected officials including councillors must comply with the Code of Conduct. At times, the Code of Conduct is not followed and allegations about misconduct end up before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

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Lessons to be learnt from the Balranald inquiry

Lessons to be learnt from the Balranald inquiry

The dismissal of a local council by the Minister of Local Government does not happen very often. When it does occur, it has significant ramifications for the council and its community. It is also an opportunity for other councils to learn from what has gone wrong and...

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Ten questions to answer before standing

Ten questions to answer before standing

This free webinar is for community leaders thinking about standing for the next local council election in New South Wales in September 2021. It will guide you through ten questions to answer to help you make the decision to stand and to prepare you for office.

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