Elected Member Training Programs


The LGA Education & Training service has an on-going commitment and strategy to allow you, and all Council Members, to continue to learn and in turn become more effective in your communities.



For information regarding the LGA Training Standard please click here


If you are a Council Member, please click on the links below to view the valuable training options.


Post Election / Mandatory Training Options

Council Members Induction: Post Election 2014 

Council Member Essentials Online Training



Council Members Forum 

Mayors' and Chairpersons' Forum 


Short Courses 

Audit Committees 

Council and Committee Meeting Procedures and Chairing Skills 

Council Development Assessment Panel Member Fundamentals

Information Security for Council Members

Media Skills for Council Members 

Policy Development for Council Members 

Public Speaking Skills for Council Members 

Section 101A Development Act Strategic Planning and Development Policy Committee 

Securing the Digital Highway 

Strategic Financial Sustainability Tools for Good Governance Decision Making 

Whistleblower - Fraud and Corruption Reporting