1610, 2019

LG Professionals Tasmania Annual Conference 2019

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News|

The Local Government Professionals (Tas) Annual Conference, It Starts With Us is taking place at the paranaple convention centre this Thursday 17 and Friday 18 October. Local government representatives from across the state will converge on Devonport for two days of connection and thought leadership as they hear from those making a positive difference in their local communities.  The annual conference is the highlight on the LG Professionals calendar. It provides an opportunity for local government members to network, access professional development opportunities and gain exposure to [...]

1906, 2019

Tasmanian Award winners and Scholarship recipients announced

June 19th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News|

The annual LG Professionals National Awards celebrate the achievements of both individuals and councils advancing their communities. The Awards are designed to honour Local Governments for their effort in making a difference in their communities by showcasing the innovative solutions that demonstrate leading practice, deliver quality services and better outcomes for communities, and have the potential to be replicated across the country. LG Professionals Tasmania President, Gary Arnold, said that the Awards are a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of Local Government managers and [...]

2805, 2019

Australasian Management Challenge Regional winner announced

May 28th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News|

Kingborough Council has won the LG Professionals Regional final of the Australasian Management Challenge held in Launceston earlier this month.  It is the second win for Kingborough Council having won the Tasmanian Regional final and National title back in 2015. Despite being up against some of the toughest contenders in an all-star line-up the Kingborough Quolls team impressed judges with their creativity, collegiate work ethic and well-rounded skills. This year four Tasmanian teams from the City of Launceston, Kingborough Council, Break O’Day Council and a composite team of [...]

2705, 2019

Growing Leaders

May 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

"Leadership" is a word that gets a lot of use. It also brings with it a lot of expectations. Communities seek strong leadership from elected representatives, whatever the level of government. Many wish our world had more political and business leaders who demonstrated compassion and empathy, particularly during times of crisis. We also want our top sports champions to be good role models - to lead by example. In local government, we need leadership to help our communities, and our organisations, to develop and grow. Yet good [...]

805, 2019

Tassie teams compete in the Australasian Management Challenge

May 8th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News|

Four Tasmanian Local Government teams will be challenged to a series of tasks in a unique one day, fast faced, ‘pressure cooker’ environment on Thursday 9 March at the RACT Function Room, UTAS Stadium, Invermay Rd, Launceston.  The Australasian Management Challenge has been at the forefront of professional development in Local Government in Australia and New Zealand for more than 25 years with more than 115 teams competing this year.  The Challenge is a simulation-based team building, learning and networking program using real local government themes – [...]

603, 2019

New EO for Local Government Professionals Tas

March 6th, 2019|Categories: Board Profiles, News|

Founded in 1936, Local Government Professionals Tasmania is the leading professional association representing managers and aspiring managers working in the local government sector across the state. Over the past year, the LG Pro board has been working to raise the profile of the industry and to ensure strong representation for all participants in the sector. The organisation’s CEO, Jan Davis, has led the way in this new direction. However, after being elected to the Northern Midlands Council last year, Ms Davis is now stepping aside to concentrate [...]

2507, 2018

Raymond West National Congress Scholarship Winners 2018

July 25th, 2018|Categories: News|

Each year, LG Professionals Australia runs the Raymond West Scholarships program, giving emerging local government leaders the chance to attend the National Congress & Business Expo. Raymond West was the founder of the LG Professionals Australia federation in 1936. These scholarships are offered in honour of him. The award funds two people from each state to attend the LG Professional’s National Congress, which will be held in Canberra from 22-24 August 2018. This scholarship is jointly supported by National and state LG Pro. The judges were [...]

2407, 2018

Submission – Electoral Act Review

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Reports|

LG Professionals Australia (Tasmania) make comment in response to the government’s Review of the Tasmanian Electoral Act. Download the submission below. DOWNLOAD