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Australia’s no.1 podcast for local government news and views, hosted by veteran media presenter and senior executive Chris Eddy. Brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association.

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Australia’s no.1 podcast for local government news and views, hosted by veteran media presenter and senior executive Chris Eddy. Brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association.

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English

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0417310899


Episodes
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Funding call, CEO news, and AI in focus

5/21/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Plus much more news from across the world of local government. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:31:05

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🔒 Roundup Unfiltered - Working Towards Parity in Local Government

5/20/2024
Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. In this edition of Roundup Unfiltered, Chris Eddy is joined by two advocates for gender equality in the sector - both at the elected level and in senior roles at councils around the country. Ruth McGowan OAM literally wrote the book on getting elected to local, state and federal politics, and runs her own business training candidates and coaching councillors. Kerry Wilson is an experienced public servant and co-founder of the Put Her Name On It movement, which is working to ensure that women have an equal place in public place-naming and commemoration. This episode is available exclusively for subscribers for a limited time. Connect with Ruth on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ruth-mcgowan-oam/ Download Ruth's book for free here https://ruthmcgowan.com/get-elected-book/ Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:40:47

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Conflict of interest claim, authority suspended, and the return of the apostrophe

5/19/2024
Send us a Text Message. Today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:24:49

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Roundup Unfiltered - Ali Wastie, CEO Greater Geelong

5/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. Ali Wastie took on the role of CEO at the City of Greater Geelong in August of 2023 after a period of turmoil at the council that saw the appointment of municipal monitors; questions about the process to recruit a new CEO raised by MPs in Parliament; and concerns raised publicly about the Council’s financial sustainability. Ali joins Chris Eddy on Roundup Unfiltered to talk about her approach to meeting the challenges at Victoria’s largest provincial city with one of the biggest workforces in the sector. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:40:50

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Budget fails, book ban overturned, and a name change dispute

5/16/2024
Send us a Text Message. On the Roundup for 17th May 2024: and much more news from across the world of local government. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:26:22

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Councillor questioned, book ban reconsidered, and more CEOs resign

5/14/2024
Send us a Text Message. Today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:26:12

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Major project scrapped, a mayor breaks ranks, and a mass councillor resignation

5/12/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:22:45

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Budget wins and losses, CEO appointments, and book ban backlash

5/9/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:26:18

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Budget reaction, and banning same-sex library books and apostrophes

5/7/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this edition of the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:22:54

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Project delays, waste issues, and another demerger?

5/5/2024
Send us a Text Message. On episode #332 of the Local Government News Roundup: Plus more news from around the world of local government. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:21:50

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Councillors suspended, removed from office, and targeted by cybercriminals

5/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. On the Local Government News Roundup for Friday 3rd May: Plus more news from around the world of local government in Australia and beyond. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:27:38

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Darebin monitored again, conduct reforms, and a corrupt conduct finding

4/30/2024
Send us a Text Message. On episode #330 of the Local Government News Roundup: Plus more news from around the world of local government in Australia and beyond. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:27:43

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Roundup Unfiltered - Kelly Grigsby, CEO Municipal Association of Victoria

4/29/2024
Send us a Text Message. Joining Chris Eddy on Roundup Unfiltered is Kelly Grigsby, the Chief Executive of Victoria’s main peak body for councils - the Municipal Association of Victoria. Kelly takes time out to tell us what appealed to her about the MAV role and her plans to take the organisation through this election year and beyond. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:24:11

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Policy rejected, investigation ordered, and local democracy under attack

4/28/2024
Send us a Text Message. In this edition of the Local Government News Roundup: Plus much more from around the world of local government in Australia and beyond. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:26:06

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CEO suspended, Council on notice, and a Brazilian Butt Lift warning

4/25/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up on the Local Government News Roundup for Friday 26th April 2024: And much more news from around the world of local government. Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:23:18

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Torn between two councils, and an 'old sexist trope'

4/23/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:22:34

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After hours cyber attack, disendorsement fears, and garbage cafes

4/21/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:21:13

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Supermarket deal questioned, CEO cleared and councillor dispute escalates

4/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:24:20

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A 'devastating' decision, allegations refuted and a retraction ordered

4/16/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coming up today on the Local Government News Roundup: Support the Show. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:23:06

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🔒 Subscriber Heads Up - 16th April 2024

4/15/2024
Subscriber-only episode Send us a Text Message. A subscriber only heads up on breaking news stories we're following ahead of the next regular episode of the Local Government News Roundup. Support the Roundup and get access to special episodes and regular breaking news updates by becoming a subscriber for around $5 per month. ($3 USD) Click here to subscribe now. The Local Government News Roundup is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, the national broadcaster on all things local government; with support from Davidson, the nationally recognised executive recruitment and business advisory service; and from Ventia, making infrastructure work sustainably for our communities. Links for stories referenced in the podcast can be found in the transcript, or by visiting the Roundup website.

Duration:00:02:49