Local Government Works Association of Western Australia Inc (LG Works) is a non-profit association, providing member services, professional and personal development, and an Annual State Conference and Trade Exhibition for Supervisors, Works and Service Officers and Member Councils in Western Australia.
LG Works members are from local authorities within the State and the varied backgrounds of our members ensure a high standard of care for all our Australian major assets, ensuring a healthy future for our transportation and public infrastructure.
Works and Service Officers oversee and are involved with the construction, development and maintenance of roads, drainage, reserves, reticulation, machinery and workshops, water management, waste and recycling.
LG Works aims to provide a central organisation of Works and Service Officers within Local Government to:
Meet colleagues and exchange information. See the latest products and techniques at our Annual Conference. Participate in online training to hone your skills and keep up-to-date. Be able to sign-in to our Member's Portal, a complete mini-website, where you can find Job Vacancies, Executive Commitee Meeting dates, Meeting Minutes, the Auditor's Report, Health and Wellbeing information and access to Conference presentations.
Membership is available for those working in a supervisory capacity in Local Government (Works and Service Officers)—and for corporations who regularly supply products and services to Local Government.
This years Works and Parks Conference and Expo will be held at the Joondalup Resort, Connolly between 9 and 11 August.
new online learning
The LGWA are introducing a new training program for our members which you can access via our website.
Training will be conducted online with the aid of the Brain Box Team. More information is on our Awards-Skills page.
The Executive Committee of the LGWA are pleased to announce that we have renewed the Memorandum of Understanding with Local Government Professionals WA.
This partnership arrangement recognises that LGPAWA and LGWA are both reputable peak bodies representing and supporting their respective members working in local governments. Not only do our members obtain a 5% discount to selected LGPAWA’s events and training programs, we also have the opportunity to provide input to any submission of LGPAWA in response to legislation and regulations changes that has an impact on both Associations’ respective members.
Other benefits include:
We look forward to working with the LGPAWA over the next year and into the future.
Rural Infrastructure Services (RIS) have 18 years of experience in the Local Government industry, primarily in the Operations/Works area, managing these areas all the way from $1m to $17m annual budgets across the Wheatbelt, Gascoyne and South West areas.
RIS can provide support and/or delivery of services to Local Governments in the areas of project development, project management, municipal and grant funding arrangements, budgeting, asset management, asset inspections, development/planning applications (engineering aspects) review and assessments, subdivision assessments (including design review, inspections and approvals), staff management and much more.
With experience in the rural local government area, RIS have a passion to assist these local governments to deliver to the highest possible level and secure as much funding as possible.
Please feel free to contact Allister to discuss your requirements and how Rural Infrastructure Services may be able to assist to lighten the load and allow the local government officers to spend the time doing what they need to do.
LG Works have teamed with LO-GO Appointments to bring you a reputable source of positions available in local government.
The page, located in our Member's area, displays a list of current jobs available and the areas in which they are located. To see more details, click on a 'More' link to see information regarding details of the position and how to apply. This list displays vacancies in Western Australia, but vacancies in other states are also available.
LO-GO Appointments have more than 26 years of expertise in employment solutions tailored just for Local Government. They specialise in the provision of recruitment services to Local Government including contract technical and professional placements, permanent placements, executive staff selection and labour hire engagements.
We look forward to working with the LO-GO Appointments over the next year and into the future.
We are pleased to let you know that membership of the Local Government Supervisors Association of WA now also includes complimentary membership of Municipal Works Australia (MWA), the national body that provides professional development and networking resources to municipal works professionals working in councils throughout Australia.
Membership of MWA allows you to connect with your local government colleagues throughout the country, access free webinars, and to stay up to date on topical issues via the Networker E-Newsletter and the MWA’s networking events. Have a look at the MWA website to access a range of resources and to see what else is available to members.
The LGWA have introducing a new training program for our members which you can access through this website.
LGWA has partnered with BrainBox to bring you ongoing training to help you advance in your career. LG Works e-learning was launched at the 2021 Conference. Personalised training delivered to you, our members, in bite-size components, with a certificate of competency on completion.
Find out more.