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Centre for Local Government


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    CLG17010 - Planning for Bushfire Prone Areas


    This five-day course is designed to provide planning and development professionals, particularly those working in the local government arena, with the necessary skills and understanding to apply the relevant requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Rural Fires Act and AS 3959…

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    CLG17013 - Advanced Development Assessment


    This five-day professional development course is designed for experienced practitioners seeking enhanced skills and effectiveness to operate in a complex and rapidly changing system. This course deals with key themes including interpreting and applying planning instruments; identifying and acting…

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    CLG17014 - Organising & Managing in Local Government


    This five-day course explores contemporary trends of public sector administration and is designed to strengthen the knowledge and managerial practice of local government professionals. The material covered in the course is focused on the everyday practices of public sector management covering…

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    CLG17016 - Performance Solutions and Principles of Fire Engineering


    This two-day course provides participants who prepare or assess alternative solutions with the skills to avoid significant pitfalls by identifying risks, common misconceptions and required levels of performance. The course will discuss legislative requirements, recommended work practices and the…

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    CLG17017 - Local Infrastructure Funding


    This two-day course covers the NSW system for levying development contributions in detail, infrastructure funding more generally and how these strengthen financial and asset management for improved service delivery across local government. Who will benefit? Planners Development Contributions…

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    CLG17018 - Advanced Building Regulations


    Advanced Building Regulation is a five-day professional development course designed to upgrade skills in the assessment of more complex multi-storey residential, commercial and industrial buildings. This course covers Class 2-9 Buildings (Sections A-H of Volume 1 of the Building Code of Australia)…

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    CLG17019 - Environmental Health in Practice


    Local government is responsible for ensuring the health of their local communities and environment is protected. To achieve better environment and public health outcomes, Environmental Health Officers and other government staff must develop and maintain skills and knowledge in a wide range of…

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    CLG17020 - Social Planning & Community Development


    Local governments are uniquely placed to respond positively to local issues, challenges and opportunities. Strong social planning processes that promote integration and collaboration and are firmly grounded in the social justice principles of equity, access, participation and rights will support…

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    CLG17023 - Enhancing Local Government Service Delivery


    More than ever, councils are looking for ways to ensure the mix and quality of services they provide are relevant to their communities, and are financially sustainable. This course has been designed to help meet these challenges, through building understanding and skills in reviewing and…

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    CLG17025 - Building Regulation


    This five-day professional development course provides essential skills in understanding and implementing building regulation in New South Wales. The course provides up to-date advice in interpreting and applying the regulatory requirements for dwellings (Class 1) and outbuildings (Class 10) as…