Effective Community Leadership

Effective Community Leadership


Effective Community Leadership principally explores the personal attributes needed by Elected Members to perform their role in Local Government. The course introduces leadership concepts and the behaviours required of Elected Members in their role as leaders of Council and prominent leaders in the community.

Topics covered within the course include the commitments of an Elected Member, how to interact within the community, skills to think strategically, ethics, leadership styles and how to articulate vision.

Target Audience

Suitable for Elected Members who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • perform at a high level as an Elected Member;
  • provide leadership to Council and community groups;
  • provide a positive image of Council; and
  • initiate and support development programs.


9:00am - 4:30pm (8:45am registration)


$515.00 (GST exempt)

Additional fees apply for assessment. See the  Student Handbook for more information.

Relationship to Competency Standard

LGAGENE302A - Provide leadership within the council and community


Nationally Accredited Training Part of the Diploma of Local Government (Elected Member) Elected Member Training
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