People and Culture Network

The purpose of the network is to build capability and capacity of the people and culture Professionals in WA local government.

The responsibilities of the Network include:

  • Providing professional development opportunities for members
  • Reviewing people and culture related issues that impact on local government
  • Promoting high standards of propriety and probity among members
  • Promoting membership of the Network to local government people and culture professionals
  • Communicating to members issues of interest
The People and Culture Network Committee: 
Richard King
Manager HR & Organisational Development
City of Mandurah 

Deputy Chairperson

Noor Talpur
Human Resources Advisor
City of Joondalup
Chris Gollow
OD Coordinator
Town of Victoria Park
Committee Members:
Jarod Mellor
Coordinator Occupational Health & Safety & Human Resources
Shire of East Pilbara
Natalie Hope
Manager Organisational Development
City of Greater Geraldton
Pele McDonald
Manager Human Resources
City of South Perth
Sarah Pierson
Manager Corporate Service
City of Busselton
Board Representatives:

Anthony Vuleta
Chief Executive Officer
Town of Victoria Park

Jonathan Throssell
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Mundaring

People and Culture Network  - online discussion portal and resource library

The People and Culture Network online resource library provides a valuable source of information such as templates, local government policies and procedures, presentations from network events and other documents that may prove useful to those people working in a People and Culture role.
An online discussion portal is also available to encourage collaboration and information sharing and to provide a space for discussions on issues, challenges and successes related to people and culture topics.

Visit the portal.

(Requires the user to sign in - LG Professionals WA members please use your usual online membership account information. Please contact [email protected] if you require assistance)
People and Culture Network events.

For information on upcoming People and Culture Network events please refer to the LG Professionals WA events calendar. 

View the calendar.

Network Committee Meetings
Tuesday 14 September 2021
Tuesday 16 November 2021