The Environment and Sustainability eLearning Course is comprised of five modules to provide Local Governments with a comprehensive grounding in the key areas of responsibility and management; climate change, biosecurity, biodiversity, sustainability and water. 

The course provides information on the regulatory framework for each area, explains key concepts and contemporary approaches to environmental management, and highlights Local Government leadership through case studies. The course also highlights how to empower the community to take a leadership role in their local area, and the key policy areas and projects that WALGA and partner organisations lead. 

Target Audience

Designed for Elected Members and Local Government Officers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Provide a grounding in the key environment and sustainability areas that Local Governments are involved in managing, to assist with informed decision making on council matters;
  • Provide information on effective approaches to managing environment and sustainability issues;
  • Raise awareness of participation opportunities in the environmental policy areas and projects that WALGA and partner organisations lead on behalf of the sector. 




Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).

Course Fees

$350.00 (plus GST)