Check out the new GovLoop guide to Workforce Planning
The Green Star Communities is a voluntary rating tool which provides best practice benchmarks and third-party verification of the sustainability of community and precinct-wide developments.
Guardian.co.uk recently published this article on their website, 'Reclaiming the streets for kids'.
I wanted to acknowledge Vivian's enormous contribution to communities and community development.
I read a report by the ACELG on the impact of Fly In Fly Out and Drive In Drive Out practices on local government. I have attached a PDF below. 1336624408_ACELG_Scoping_Study_FIFO_May_2012
ACELG on the money again with a timely report on innovation in local government.
I have attached an interim report from ACELG on legal and governance models for shared services in local government.
I just read this great article about Maryland’s Genuine Progress Indicator. Very interesting reading indeed. You can head over to The Solutions Journal website and have a read for yourself.
Buller was top of the pops in this year’s NZ regional rankings by BERL.
This is a quite extreme example of a UK local authority moving to a contracting out model. The population is about 65,000. The core staff are responsible for strategic and service planning and contract management.