Read below how we are maintaining service delivery for our customers Read below how we are maintaining service delivery for our customers

Getting 'Shovel Ready'

by Paul Renals, Project Advisory Leader   …..on your marks, get ready, deliver!   Being ‘shovel ready’ on a project is like being at the starting...

COVID-19 The Aftermath - returning to the workplace

By Troy Wild, Peak Services Legal Practice Director As we examine the chaos that has been the COVID-19 pandemic and as the government begins to ease...

'Waste Talk' ... with Pat Pathmanathan

After 25 years working with Queensland councils, most recently as the Waste Manager of Moreton Bay Regional Council, I would like to share the journey of waste in local government...

Embracing eLearning

By Patricia Paolini, Business Development Manager - Training Ongoing and life-long learning is essential to us all, and with the changes that have occurred over recent times, we are...

Renewable Energy: Planning for tomorrow - today!

By Simon Martin, Energy Advisory Leader While Queenslanders and the rest of the world deal with the fall out of COVID-19, it is important that councils...

Prioritising asset renewals in these changing times

By Hans Muller, Asset Advisory Leader  With the current times upon us and the uncertainty that they bring, councils will find it harder than usual to manage capital works budgets...

The Value Proposition of Local Government

By Celia Jones, Director Recruitment In times of economic strain and uncertainty it is hard to mould career choices and know you are making the right decisions regarding your next move....

Is Landfill Provisioning an issue for regional and remote councils? 

By Pat Pathmanthan,  Waste Advisory Leader   Landfill sites have several long-term legacy costs which continue well beyond operational closure. Historically, smaller regional...

COVID-19 Industrial Relations and the current ‘State of Play’ 

By Troy Wild, Peak Services Legal Practice Director What a roller coaster.   I do not think we ever thought we would see something like this happen in our lifetime and the impact and...

Project Delivery During Uncertainty - are we on track?

by Paul Renals, Project Advisory Leader   In the current climate it’s safe to say that the government financial reserves are going into the...

Business as Unusual – a new training norm for local government

By Patricia Paolini, Business Development Manager Training     Currently in Australia, we find ourselves in an interesting and challenging time. COVID-19 has certainly disrupted...

Tariff Changes and COVID-19

By Simon Martin, Energy Advisory Leader   The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent restrictions around social distancing and movement continue to affect us in ways...

LGAQ IR Helpdesk

We are answering more helpdesk queries from councils than ever before, due to the COVID-19 crisis. In response to this increased need and in collaboration with the LGAQ, our team has increased our...

Recruitment

Our recruitment team continues to support councils, and in many cases it is business as usual, albeit with increased usage of video conferencing. We have seen an increase in the utilisation of our...

Training

At any one-time Peak are running training sessions for Queensland councils. These sessions have typically been delivered as inhouse or public courses throughout the state. During this crisis, with...

Peak 24/7

The Peak 24/7 Out of Hours Call Centre operations primary focus is to deliver continuity of service for our existing clients. Our clients can be reassured that we are taking all the necessary steps...

Supporting Councils During COVID-19

19 March, 2020 Peak Services' first and foremost concern is the health and wellbeing of you our customer, your community and our team. Whilst we are taking the appropriate safety measures...

Solar Power Concept Design

Lockyer Valley Regional Council engaged Peak Services to undertake energy management activities (including installation of a monitoring system), solar power concept design, including structural and...

Peak Services Update on Impending Changes to Ergon Energy Tariffs

As we all know our ever-increasing consumption of energy and the rising costs of the market means we need to be on our game more than ever. The Energy team at Peak Services is focused on providing...

Places of Refuge – Building Resilience through Coastal Engineering

By Lana Maki (Peak Services) and Simon Kochanek (Bligh Tanner) Mornington Island is an extremely unique part of Queensland with a strong cultural heritage and proud people who are intimately...