Membership

Local Government Professionals Australia WA is the peak representative body and leading voice for local government professionals in Western Australia.

We are committed to helping local government professionals reach their potential and advance their careers. With over 800 Members, LG Professionals WA is a community of professionals working to shape the local government sector.

We ensure that your professional interests are represented by a respected and independent voice. LG Professionals WA provides a range of services to support our members, including: 
Advocacy, Representation and Policy Development;
Professional Development, Conferences and Events.
Networking 
Member and Peer Support
Regular Information and News Updates
Awards & Recognition

An LG Professionals WA Membership is a career gamechanger. It expands your professional networks, accelerates leadership capability and keeps you at the forefront of industry happenings. Involvement in a branch network brings a continued source of inspiration and enables you to create value not only within your own organisation, but contribute to greater outcomes state-wide.” Jude Thomas MLGP, Director, Place and Community, City of Mandurah.

About LG Professionals WA
LG Professionals WA is not-for-profit association our membership fees and revenue are re-invested in programs and services to support our members and the local government sector. LG Professionals WA provides quality professional development for people working in local government to support them in their work, to progress their careers and to help them develop strong professional networks.

We are committed to continuing improvement in local government leadership, governance, management and service delivery for local communities, and ensuring that our members are at the forefront of change and innovation.  

It’s our job to help you succeed in your career.

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Starting my local government journey at 25, I was looking for networking and professional development opportunities which I was able to find through LG Professionals WA. Items such as Lift Off, the Executive Leadership Program, the State Conference and involvement in the Young Professionals Network has helped me progress my career and develop my networks.” Liz Nicholls, Executive and Research Officer to CEO, Town of Bassendean.

Why join?

LG Professionals WA Membership gives our members a voice on issues that matter to them and an opportunity to be part of the solution. LG Professionals WA Members can participate in professional development activities at significantly discounted rates, acquire specialist advice and resources and access a professional community that will support them throughout their career in Local Government. Being an active part of your professional association will help you advance your career. 


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Who should join?
If you work in Local Government in Western Australia and are interested in helping to shape the sector, furthering your career, growing your professional networks and being recognised for your contribution to the sector, LG Professionals WA can help you achieve this.
Anyone working in local government, or working closely with local government is eligible and welcome to join.