Australian councils employ equality

By Lilia Guan   The Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA) said there has been a strong drive for equality in the workplace.   In an interview with Government News, Darriea Turley, national president of ALGWA and councillor at Broken Hill City Council said local councils from Australia were implementing policies to ensure a sustainable […]

Federal funding a boon for local government women

By Angela Dorizas The Federal Government has committed $490,000 for a range of projects to improve the participation of women in local government. Local Government Minister Anthony Albanese and Minister for the Status of Women, Tanya Plibersek announced the funding at the Local Government and Planning Ministers’ Council in Darwin late last week. The funding […]

ALGWA recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

By Staff Writer The Australian Local Government Women’s Association former national president, Kaele Way, has received an award in the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. She has been appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for her service to local government and the community. Way is currently chair of […]


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