LG Professionals Australia has been the leading advocate for the contribution, capability and capacity of local government professionals for more than 80 years. As an impartial facilitator with extensive networks and experience, LG Professionals Australia is best placed to engage in the national political conversation on behalf of local government practitioners.
In 2018 after broad consultation, the National Board adopted a policy platform ahead of the upcoming Federal Election, centred on five current challenges facing local government:
- Financial sustainability
- Climate change and natural disaster management
- Diversity and inclusion
- Workforce development
- Politicisation of the local government CEO/GM