Youth Development Program Workshops


Local Government Professionals Australia WA have been awarded a tender from the Department of Local Government and Communities to design and deliver youth development training workshops. The workshops will be available for current employees of country local governments under the age of 30 who are interested in furthering their career.

The workshops are presented by the Department of Local Government and Communities through the Royalties for Regions Country Local Government Fund 2016-17 and 2017-18.

The 2-day workshops will be held at various locations throughout regional Western Australia. 

The workshops are available to current employees of country local governments, under the age of 30 who are interested in furthering their career. The aim of the workshops is to develop leadership skills and prepare participants for their next career move, during the workshops delegates will:

  • Develop skills in leadership - in the workplace and in the community
  • Find out how to plan your career
  • Learn more about the fundamentals of local government
  • Expand your understanding of working for a country community

2017 Workshops:

Kojonup          2-3 February 2017          Book Now
Merredin         23-24 February 2017       Book Now
Esperance       9-10 March 2017             Book Now
Carnarvon       6-7 April 2017                 Book Now
Karratha          27-28 April 2017            Book Now
Albany             3-4 August 2017            Book Now 
Geraldton         17-18 August 2017         Book Now
Kalgoorlie         21-22 September 2017  Book Now
Kununurra         12-13 October 2017      Book Now
Manjimup          26-27 October 2017      Book Now
Narrogin            2-3 November 2017      Book Now
Perth                 16-17 November 2017  Book Now  An opportunity for regionally based local government officers who missed out on the chance to attend the workshop held in their region.

Workshops for metro based local government officers will also be held on the following dates - booking details will be available shortly:
8-9 May 2017
22-23 May 2017
22-23 June 2017


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