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Local Government Association

We are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve

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LGA parental leave policy for councillors

The LGA has adopted a model parental leave policy for councillors, assisting councils to introduce formal maternity, paternity and adoption entitlements, which can help break down barriers to standing for elected office.

Setting budgets

Plan, allocate, and control financial resources to achieve strategic objectives.

Transformation capabilities: Finance

Finance for transformation includes understanding costs and the drivers for them, and applying commercial acumen to the assessment of transformation initiatives.

Workforce development

Ensure councils are ready for transformation and can effectively manage associated risks.

Organisational HR change

The capabilities needed to manage changes to roles and/or to council structures that result in impacts to people in a lawful way.