WALGA Training has added to its suite of blended learning opportunities, a range of interactive and sector relevant webinars specifically developed for the Local Government sector.

Not only do Webinars allow you to hear from sector experts on topical issues affecting your Local Government, but they also allow you to interact with your colleagues from around the State without spending time and money travelling to a specific location.

Webinars will be announced throughout the year in response to the dynamic Local Government landscape, so make sure you regularly check this page to see the latest we have on offer. Alternatively you can subscribe to our monthly Training eNews publication and have webinar notifications delivered direct to your email address.

Upcoming Webinars

Presiding Over Meetings

Thursday, 19 April
5:00pm - 5:45pm (AWST)

WALGA is pleased to present the Presiding Over Meetings webinar which will be hosted on Thursday, 19 April.

The latest in a series of information webinars and developed specifically for the Local Government sector, this webinar aims to create an awareness of the roles and responsibilities of those who preside over Local Government Council, Committee and WALGA Zone Meetings.

Topics will include:

  • Knowing how to apply the rules of the meeting - Meeting Procedures Local Law (aka Standing Orders);
  • Keeping order and setting the tone of the meeting;
  • How to be a leader to the meeting and servant of the meeting;
  • Being impartial;
  • Processing the business through the meeting;
  • Dealing with motions and amendments; and
  • Managing points of order and procedural motions.

Target Audience:

This webinar will be of interest to:

  • Mayors / Presidents;
  • Committee Presiding Members;
  • WALGA Zone Presiding Members;
  • Deputies of the aforementioned; and
  • Elected Members who want to know more about the Presiding Member's roles and responsibilities.

Like all our webinars you will have an opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A Session at the end of the presentation. This webinar will be recorded and made available to the public within a few days of the event.

Places are limited - register now to avoid disappointment.


Previous Webinars

The following are recordings of previously held webinars:

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To the maximum extent permitted by law, WALGA and anyone featured in these Webinars, disclaims all liability (including but not limited to liability for negligence) to any person for any direct or indirect loss arising out of:

  • any act or failure to act by any person in accessing, using or relying on any information contained in these Webinars; and
  • any errors, misstatements or omissions in these Webinars.