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Join Peak Legal at the LGAQ Annual Conference

  You are invited to attend free legal presentation “Public Interest Disclosures and avoiding breach of General Protections Claims”   The introduction of...

Peak Services HR and Legal Seminars

Peak Services are holding free 'HR and Legal Seminars' to educate our council stakeholders. These seminars will feature a range of topics across HR, Legal and Superannuation...

Introducing Peter Mifsud

CEO – Peak Procurement (inc Local Buy), Peak Services Peter commenced as chief executive officer for Peak Procurement (inc Local Buy) in July, bringing to Peak Services significant...

Towards a zero-waste future

China’s ban on the importation of recycled waste has escalated Australia’s War on Waste, with households, policy makers and engineers looking to find real solutions to our growing...

Driving Energy From Waste

Queensland councils have committed to a zero waste-to-landfill strategy by the year 2028.  The LGAQ have voted to commit to making Queensland a global leader in creating a circular economy...

Elected Member Training Workshops at the 2018 LGAQ Annual Conference

If you are joining us for this year’s 2018 LGAQ Conference, why not take advantage of Peak’s Elected Member Training Workshops ? Four workshops covering community leadership, change...

Are your casual employees really permanent employees?

By Nikki Holden Supervised by Troy Wild Peak Services Legal   A landmark decision of the Full Bench of the Federal Court will cause employers throughout Australia to re-examine the...

Lockyer Valley Regional Council Cultural Centre

As part of its due diligence, Lockyer Valley Regional Council engaged Peak Services to undertake a concept design study including structural and electrical suitability assessments at its three...

Introducing Peak Services Legal

Queensland’s local government sector has welcomed the launch of a new legal service, at a time when councils are facing unprecedented public scrutiny. Peak Services Legal is the first law...

Applications open - Butch Lenton Memorial Bush Council Innovation Award

In recognition of the innovative contribution to Queensland made by Graeme ‘Butch’ Lenton as Mayor of Winton Shire Council, Peak Services has launched the annual Butch Lenton...

Working Closely With Carpentaria Shire Council

As one of Australia’s most highly-experienced Infrastructure and Asset Management Advisors, Peak Services works closely with councils to develop fit for purpose, whole-of-Council asset...

Renewable Energy Generation

In December 2016, Mackay Regional Council was looking to establish renewable energy generation plants. They invited expressions of interest (EOI) from experienced and resourced providers to...

Peak Services Presents - HR Roundtable Series

Hosted by Troy Wild - Manager Workforce Services and Legal Practice Director of Peak Services Legal. HR Managers and Practitioners are invited to attend the HR Roundtable Series to discuss current...

Western Downs Reduces Their Electricity Costs

Peak Services is helping Queensland local governments significantly reduce their electricity costs with Western Downs Regional Council in the State's south-west benefiting from ongoing savings. ...

Way Out West Fest

The inaugural Way Out West Fest was held in Winton recently, celebrating the reopening of the Waltzing Matilda Centre.  Opened by the Governor General and Premier on 20 April with a four-day...

3 weeks, 29 councils

As the Business Development Manager, Training for Peak Services, my role is to engage with the state’s 77 councils to identify and provide solutions for their staff training needs.  The...

Bridging the training gap

Torres Strait Island Regional Council (TSIRC) wanted to offer training to their staff and take advantage of the benefits this brings to them and the community. But they were faced with an enormous...

In case of emergency

A few names you might recognise, Yasi, Marcia and Debbie.  We have met them all.  Here is the story of just one of them. In March 2017, Cyclone Debbie ravaged a 1,300 kilometre...

Better asset management control

1. Planning Peak initially completed three asset management plans for the council’s water, sewer, and stormwater services. The ability to sustainably deliver these services in the long term...

Spotlight on Energy

The Queensland government has a target to reach at least 50 per cent renewable energy generation in Queensland by 2030. Queensland councils are big consumers, and users, of energy. Its estimated...