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

Candidates Information Briefing

Date: Wednesday, 18 August 2021
5:00pm to 6:00pm (AWST)

WALGA is once again pleased to assist Local Governments encourage community participation in the forthcoming elections by presenting the Candidate’s Information Briefing on Wednesday 18 August 2021, commencing 5pm.

This webinar is intended for Candidates who are considering nominating for election, and will prepare those who are successful in the election for life as a Council Member.

The webinar will focus on the following key areas:
• Purpose of Local Government
• Role of the Council and Council Members
• Important Provisions of the Local Government Act 1995 and Regulations
• How Local Government Decision-making Occurs
• Personal Responsibility to Understand Conflicts of Interest
• New Code of Conduct Behaviour Provisions Relating to Candidates
• Induction and Council Member Essentials Training
• FAQs / Question and Answer Session

WALGA encourages Local Governments to provide community access to the webinar on 18 August, either by promoting registrations or by hosting a viewing. A recording of the webinar and responses to questions raised will be made available a few days after the presentation and this can be posted on your Local Government website.

Presenter: James McGovern

Register: here


Salary and Workforce Survey Launch (Employee Relations) 

Date: Tuesday, 17 August 2021
10:00am to 10:45am (AWST)

Description TBA

Presenter: Julian Keys (Salary One)

Register: here

Previous Webinars

The following are recordings of previously held webinars:

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