Statewide Magazine

Here you will find links to online copies of our magazine 'Statewide.'

Published three times a year, Statewide is an interesting and informative magazine which regularly features contributions from members and articles exploring key issues from across the local government sector. If you have an idea for a story, an innovative project or a new initiative you would like to share, email the details to [email protected] for consideration in the next issue.

The online versions of Statewide magazine below are available to everyone. As an individual member you have an option to receive a hard copy. To update your preferences to only receive a digital copy, hard copy or both log in to your online account or email [email protected]

Statewide Issue 186 - November 2023

In this issue:

- Honouring dedication and excellence with annual Honour Awards
- Workplace wellbeing initiatives recognised with inaugural Warlang Award
- Local governments embrace artificial intelligence
- Lift Off program provides a boost to local government career

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Statewide Issue 185 - July 2023

In this issue:

- Exmouth eclipse boosts local economy
- The power of collaboration brings benefits for all
- Member-centric culture creates opportunities
- Lasting legacies left by retiring members

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Statewide Issue 184 - March 2023

In this issue:

- New office brings new opportunities
- Integrity at the forefront
- Pictorial maps bring history to life
- Life Member honoured with Patron's Award

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Statewide Issue 183 - November 2022

In this issue:

- Awards celebrate local government achievements
- Road safety highlighted with giant emu
- Graduate certificate studies provide inspiration
- Cracking the procurement puzzle

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Statewide Issue 182 - July 2022

In this issue:

- Wooroloo community spirit shines 12 months on
- Integrity at the forefront of a future-fit sector
- Australia's first GeoRegion a drawcard for the Murchison
- Local Government Subscription - new name, new benefits

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Statewide Issue 181 - March 2022

In this issue:

- Gender Balance a priority for Cockburn
- Local Government a family tradition
- New President to lead on reforms
- Support critical to support of new CEOs

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Statewide Issue 180 - November 2021

In this issue:

- Challenge of a lifetime raises vital funds
- Advocacy efforts increased with new appointment
- Time to act to support an ageing workforce
- Achievements celebrated at Awards ceremony

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Statewide Issue 179 - July 2021

In this issue:

- Cultural change a focus for new Minister
- Emerging Leader winner secures first CEO role
- New CEO embraces Joondalup's global city vision
- A look back at 150 years of local government
- Mental health prioritised in Margaret River

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Statewide Issue 178 - March 2021

In this issue:

- New resource for impact measurement launched
- Excitement builds for new e-learning program
- Waste management prioritised in Exmouth
- Experience and engage at the new Belmont Hub
- Lives transformed through collaboration in Cockburn

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Statewide Issue 177 - November 2020

In this issue:

- Local Government achievements celebrated
- Mentoring gives careers a 'lift off'
- Internships provide invaluable experience
- Skate parks provide positive outcomes
-Scholarships aid COVID-19 recovery

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Statewide Issue 176 - July 2020

In this issue:

- New partnership brings happiness to members
- Local initiatives aid economic recovery
- Resilience tools serve well as coping mechanisms
- Lived experiences evoke emotional responses
- Responding to pandemic encourages innovation

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Statewide Issue 175 - March 2020

In this issue:

- Leading and inspiring a community
- The future is bright in Newman
- Building the independence of older residents
- Good governance delivers the best outcomes

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Statewide Issue 174 - November 2019

In this issue:

- Tackling the homelessness issue
- Honour awards recognise excellence in the sector
- Astrotourism attracts international visitors to the Mid West
- Lighthouse grant funded projects get underway
- Management challenge builds team culture

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