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August 2017

9 August 2017

This one day course is designed to provide those with a limited understanding of the BCA with a general overview and understanding of the Housing provisions (Vol 2 of BCA). Participants will gain an expanded appreciation of the basics of the BCA and develop skills to navigate through the Housing provisions.

21 August 2017

This five-day course is designed to provide planning and development professionals, particularly those working in the local government arena, with the necessary skills and understanding to apply the relevant requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Rural Fires Act and AS 3959 (Buildings in Bushfire Prone Areas).

23 August 2017

This five-day course explores contemporary trends of public sector administration and is designed to strengthen the knowledge and managerial practice of local government professionals.

31 August 2017
This five-day professional development course is designed for experienced practitioners seeking enhanced skills and effectiveness to operate in a complex and rapidly changing system. 

Dates: 31 August-1 September and 9-11 October 2017

September 2017

4 - 5 September 2017

This two-day course offers professionals the latest knowledge on 21st Century urban policy trends. You will grapple with wicked issues fundamental to government, business and society including population growth and decline, infrastructure development and financing, housing supply, workforce skills and economic development. The aim of the course is to equip participants with the insights, methods and skills to engage with, influence and devise complex urban policies concerned with achieving economic growth, social equality and environmental enhancement.

Past events

July 2017

19 July 2017

This one day seminar is designed to provide participants with training in reading and interpreting the various types of plans used in planning departments in local government.

Date: 19 July 2017

June 2017

29 June 2017

Join us for the launch of Dr Bligh Grant's and Dr Joseph Drew's new book, Local Government in Australia: History, Theory and Public Policy.

28 June 2017

This one day course is designed to improve participants understanding of the bush fire requirements associated with the submission and assessment of a new dwelling application in a Bushfire Prone area.

Date: 28 June 2017

May 2017

18 - 19 May 2017

This two-day course will provide participants with an in depth understanding of NSW swimming pool legislation including the roles and responsibilities of Council and Accredited Certifiers. 

Dates: 18-19 May 2017

March 2017

2 March 2017

A five-day program that provides essential basic skills in understanding and implementing building regulation in New South Wales focused on Class 1 and 10 buildings with particular regard to the Building Code of Australia and other building classification issues.

Dates: 2-3 March and 29-31 March 2017