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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...

Developing a Waste Management Program

Peak Services has a reputation of being a trusted provider of waste management advisory services to local government. We have a proven track record of delivery of waste management services, and have...

Driving Energy Savings

Peak Services Energy Team have managed retail electricity requirements on behalf of Queensland local government for more than 10 years. Our energy team has widespread knowledge of retail electricity...

REPUTATION is ‘high risk’ for Queensland local governments.

In a recent survey conducted by AON Insurance, it was identified that a council’s REPUTATION was high on the RISK ladder . Queensland councils play important roles in governance and are...

Peak Services and the DLGRMA help upskill Queensland councils

During 2019, the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs provided greatly anticipated sponsorships to fund a range of training workshops for local government officers and...

Innovation for Community Resilience

By Jessica Jones, Director Business Development, Peak Services Cloncurry is a community of many firsts. The first Qantas passenger flight took place in Cloncurry in 1922. Cloncurry is where the...

Peak's Early Bird Training Special

Project manage your way through 2020 with Peak’s BSB51415 Diploma of Project Management nationally recognised training course, to be delivered in Brisbane starting 25 February 2020. Learn...

Two New Graduates for the Diploma of Local Government

Somerset Regional Council’s Cheryl Gaedtke and Lockyer Valley Regional Council’s Michael Hagan are two of the latest graduates of Peak Services - Diploma of Local...

Big Win for the Waltzing Matilda Centre

The resurrection of the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton was triumphant at the recent Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland’s annual awards night.  Winton Shire...

Policy or not to Policy? The Pros and Cons

It is not unusual in Australian workplaces, and more specifically in Local Government, for employers to have a suite of policies and procedures which guide and assist workplaces on a broad range of...

Peak Training Services Launches New Courses

In 2019, Peak's Training Services has seen councils' focus move to 'future-proofing' their regions, not only finding ways to reduce risk to their environment but also to their...

Shifting Sand: Expired Fixed-Term Contracts and the Law

It is a common practice for employees to be engaged under an employment contract for a fixed period. However, problems may arise where an employee has been employed on a series of fixed-term...

Peak Services giving back

As a council, there are many responsibilities – not just the old adage “roads, rates and rubbish”. More and more it is being acknowledged the importance the role council plays in...