Published Monday, March 11, 2019
The 2019 WALGA Salary and Workplace Survey data is now available! 
Published Tuesday, March 05, 2019
We are excited to announce that the WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey 2019 Report and results will be available on Thursday, 7 March.
Published Tuesday, February 19, 2019
To coincide with the release of the Salary and Workforce Survey 2018/19 data, this webinar will demonstrate the data, tools and resources available on the online portal to allow subscribers to make the most of the available salary data.
Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019
All Local Governments are invited to purchase an annual subscription to the WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey 2018/19 Report and online portal access.
Published Monday, January 14, 2019
On 12 December 2018, the Fair Work Act 2009 ( FW Act) was amended to provide all employees, including casuals, covered by the National Employment Standards ( NES) with an entitlement to five days’ unpaid leave each year to allow them to address violent, threatening or abusive behaviour that they may be experiencing from a close relative.
Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Only a few days left to complete the WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey. The final deadline is Thursday, 30 November. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in this comprehensive survey and customised online portal for WA and NT Local Governments.
Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017

You asked for it and you got it - WALGA is pleased to announce the upcoming webinar Long Service Leave - Your Questions Answered!
Published Sunday, October 22, 2017
  • The Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations has announced a review of the State industrial relations system.
  • The review will address whether Local Governments should be regulated by the State industrial relations system.
  • WALGA has been invited to make a submission by 24 November 2017, and will be consulting with the sector over the next 3 weeks.
  • WALGA is inviting written feedback on the review terms of reference and will host a Sector Reference Group consultation meeting to inform a representative sector position.
Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The new WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey is well underway. It is the most comprehensive salary survey ever conducted by WALGA. The survey is open to all Local Governments in WA and NT.
To give you more time to complete the survey, the deadline has been extended to 5:00pm Monday, 30 October 2017 .
Published Thursday, October 12, 2017
As you may already be aware, it is a focus of WALGA Employee Relations to continue to improve the service we provide to align with the WALGA Member’s First approach: to resource and tailor the service to the needs of our members.
Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Early Bird period has been extended until Friday, 20 October  – *all orders received by Friday, 20 October 2017 will receive the early bird 10% discount rate (outlined in the table below).
Published Monday, October 02, 2017
The National Local Government Human Resources Conference is on in November hosted by Local Government NSW. 
For those who are new to Local Government, this is a conference for Human Resource professionals in Local Government and is held every two years in either Queensland, NSW or Victoria. The conference will provide an opportunity for:
  • professional development in circumstances where the focus is on Human Resources in a Local Government environment
  • Human Resource personnel to hear what is happening in other states and build networks
  • raising Human Resource profiles within Local Government