Published Tuesday, October 30, 2018
We encourage all Local Governments to participate in the survey as the survey results provide an invaluable resource to assist Local Governments in the planning and implementation of salary structures and workforce planning.
Published Tuesday, October 23, 2018
As part of the four yearly review of modern awards, the Australian Council of Trade Unions has sought to vary all modern awards to include an enforceable entitlement to part-time work or reduced hours for employees with caring or parenting responsibilities.
Published Monday, October 08, 2018
In May 2018 WALGA conducted a survey to seek feedback about the Employee Relations Services delivered to Local Governments.
Published Friday, September 28, 2018
Casual minimum engagement period and casual conversion – Local Government Industry Award 2010
Published Monday, September 10, 2018
On Thursday, 30 August 2018 the Fair Work Commission ( FWC) released two draft determinations to vary the Local Government Industry Award 2010 ( LGIA 2010) as part of the four yearly review of modern awards.
Published Monday, August 20, 2018
Upcoming Webinar – Registrations Open
Published Monday, August 20, 2018
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has handed down a decision, as part of the four yearly review of the modern Awards, in relation to casual conversion and minimum engagement for casual employees. 
Published Thursday, July 26, 2018
The Fair Work Commission ( FWC) has handed down a decision in relation to a model term for ‘payment on termination of employment’ as part of the four year review of the modern awards.
Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision in relation to Family and Domestic Violence Leave ( FDV Leave) as part of the 4 year review of the modern awards.
Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Only a few days left to complete the WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey. The final deadline is Thursday, 30 November. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in this comprehensive survey and customised online portal for WA and NT Local Governments.
Published Tuesday, November 21, 2017

You asked for it and you got it - WALGA is pleased to announce the upcoming webinar Long Service Leave - Your Questions Answered!
Published Sunday, October 22, 2017
Summary
  • The Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations has announced a review of the State industrial relations system.
     
  • The review will address whether Local Governments should be regulated by the State industrial relations system.
     
  • WALGA has been invited to make a submission by 24 November 2017, and will be consulting with the sector over the next 3 weeks.
     
  • WALGA is inviting written feedback on the review terms of reference and will host a Sector Reference Group consultation meeting to inform a representative sector position.
Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The new WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey is well underway. It is the most comprehensive salary survey ever conducted by WALGA. The survey is open to all Local Governments in WA and NT.
 
To give you more time to complete the survey, the deadline has been extended to 5:00pm Monday, 30 October 2017 .
Published Thursday, October 12, 2017
As you may already be aware, it is a focus of WALGA Employee Relations to continue to improve the service we provide to align with the WALGA Member’s First approach: to resource and tailor the service to the needs of our members.
Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Early Bird period has been extended until Friday, 20 October  – *all orders received by Friday, 20 October 2017 will receive the early bird 10% discount rate (outlined in the table below).
Published Monday, October 02, 2017
The National Local Government Human Resources Conference is on in November hosted by Local Government NSW. 
 
For those who are new to Local Government, this is a conference for Human Resource professionals in Local Government and is held every two years in either Queensland, NSW or Victoria. The conference will provide an opportunity for:
  • professional development in circumstances where the focus is on Human Resources in a Local Government environment
  • Human Resource personnel to hear what is happening in other states and build networks
  • raising Human Resource profiles within Local Government
Published Monday, October 02, 2017
The Local Government Remuneration Survey is back with a new name, more categories, new statistics and online access to results. I am pleased to launch the 2017/18 Salary and Workforce Survey presented by WALGA and SalaryOne.
Published Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The Western Australian State Government has announced a review of the Western Australian Industrial Relations System.
Published Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The WALGA Local Government Remuneration Survey is back and it has a new name! As you may be aware, after more than two decades of delivery, WALGA took an opportunity to review the scope and format of the annual salary survey in 2016 and is now excited to invite you to participate in the new and improved WALGA Salary and Workforce Survey 2017. WALGA has contracted SalaryOne, a Perth based remuneration consulting business, to deliver the new service.
Published Tuesday, September 05, 2017
WALGA’s Governance and Organisational Services Team is pleased to invite you to the 2017 People and Culture Seminar. This full-day Seminar will be held on Friday, 13 October at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, concluding with a sundowner.
Published Tuesday, September 05, 2017
WALGA’s Governance and Organisational Services Team is pleased to invite you to the 2017 People and Culture Seminar. This full-day Seminar will be held on Friday, 13 October at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, concluding with a sundowner.
Published Monday, July 31, 2017
Themed ‘Brave New World’ the 2017 National Local Government Human Resources Conference is for all HR professionals interested in the people issues facing Local Governments across Australia. Hosted by Local Government NSW and in partnership with all of the state associations around Australia, this conference is an opportunity to hear from a range of dynamic and experienced speakers while meeting like-minded colleagues from interstate.
Published Thursday, May 25, 2017
Introducing Jasmine Yap – Employee Relations Advisor

The WALGA Employee Relations unit is fortunate to welcome a new Employee Relations Advisor, Jasmine Yap. Please get to know a little about Jasmine below.
 
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