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  • 2023 Annual Conference

    Save the date for the next LGPro Annual Conference, held across two days at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collings. 24th and 25th of May 2023.

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  • Specialist Award Nominations

    Nominations for the Corporate Network Planners and Customer Impact Awards are now open. Nominations close 10th of March 2023.

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  • NEW: Strategic Planning & Decision Making

    Explores the role of the Council, Executive and senior officers in the context of the Integrated Strategic Planning and Reporting Framework and the Local Government Act 2020.
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  • NEW: Advanced Project Management

    This workshop takes a deep dive into project management theory and looks at both the operational and strategic elements of project management
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    Access over 70+ webinars on watch-back in your LGPro Member Webinar Library. Stay tuned for 2023 calendar

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Professional Development

Providing you a broad range of programs to help you in your work and to progress your Local Government career.

Progress your career with LGPro

  • ELP has encouraged me to be more open to career opportunities that I may not have considered previously. A lot of what I’ve gained is around self-reflection and self-confidence, I’m more willing to try new things and step out of my comfort zone thanks to this program. - Charmaine Calis, Governance & Risk Coordinator, Mildura Rural City Council
  • The XLP was an outstanding experience in every way. The calibre of speakers, the curriculum itself, the facilitation and organisation, debates and networking, the mentoring, it was all absolutely first class. - Dan Hogan, Director, Advocacy Partnerships & Community, Brimbank Council

Upcoming Events

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    Core Financial Skills

    This workshop is designed to support people working in Local Government who are new, or who have been recently appointed to a role with budget responsibilities.

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    Online and In-Person workshops

    Designed for people who are new to Local Government or those who want to improve their knowledge of Council governance, we continue to deliver our popular Introduction to Local Government workshops in 2022.

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    Writing for Influence

    There is a clear link between the planning that goes into a Council report and the ease of implementation of the resulting Council resolution. This online workshop provides the skills necessary to create effective reports.

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    Project Management Initiation Workshop

    Designed to cover the basic principles of managing projects to help you plan, control and organise activities to ensure that you are delivering successful projects every time.

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    Advanced Project Management

    This workshop takes a deep dive into project management theory and looks at both the operational and strategic elements of project management.

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    Effective Language for Challenging Conversations

    Strategies for using a calm, factual, positive and respectful approach when managing challenging customer conversations in Local Government environments.

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    Cultural Inclusion & Safety Workshop

    This workshop builds skills and practices to increase cultural inclusion and reduce racism.

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    Strategic Planning & Decision Making

    This workshop explores the role of the Council, Executive and senior officers in the context of the Integrated Strategic Planning and Reporting Framework and the Local Government Act 2020.

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Membership

We are committed to ensuring that our members are supported by sector specific professional development to help them in their work and to progress their career, to providing opportunities to share best practice and develop strong network, and that member interests are represented by a credible and independent voice.

LGPro opens doors

  • I liked the idea of being part of a Local Government focused body. Already I've attended fantastic professional development and met wonderful people, all of which have assisted my development. - Chris Leivers, Yarra City Council
  • If all Local Government professionals are improving their skills and knowledge, then ultimately the community benefits. - Siobhan Sullivan, Executive Manager Transformation, Whitehorse City Council