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January 2015

VCAT update

January 2015

Megan Carew, Sessional Member at VCAT will brief the sector on recent changes. She will specifically cover the reimbursement of fees in the Planning and Environment list, how it will operate, the matters the Tribunal must consider and how it relates to the power to award costs.

Date: Friday 23 January 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Melbourne

Melbourne Water local government engagement workshop – floodplain management strategy

January 2015

Melbourne Water is currently working with stakeholders to develop a new floodplain management strategy for the Port Phillip and Westernport Region. Melbourne Water will use the information provided at this session to ensure the new strategy and future actions reflect the knowledge and priorities of local government.

Date: Wednesday 28 January 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

February 2015

Social enterprise and local government forum

Market based ventures to address social needs

The Social Enterprise and Economic Development in Local Government is an initial one day workshop designed to provide elected members, executives, managers and field staff, particularly in the Economic Development, Community Development and Council Services sections, with an insight into Social Enterprise as a tool to support the mutual Local Government objectives of economic and community development.

Date: Wednesday 18 February 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Social media for rural and regional councils

Integrating online communication to your community engagement work

This session is for local government employees whose role involves communication or community engagement.

Date: Thursday 19 February 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Melbourne

March 2015

Smart Urban Futures 2015

Building Liveable, Walkable, Sustainable Communities

This conference will examine how to design communities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Date: Wednesday 25 March 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

April 2015

Company Directors Course

April - May 2015

Many councillors have completed the Company Directors Course to enhance their own learning and development, contribute to their councils at a higher level and create new opportunities for themselves. This course is being offered through the MAV for councillors and senior local government officers only.

Date: Thursday 23 April 2015

Time: 08:45AM

Location: Melbourne


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