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The last link of the Savannah Way

by Jessica Jones, Business Development Director   Well maybe not the last link, but it did get your attention!  The Savannah Way is a network of highways...

Delivering powerful communication during a pandemic – I’d rather shake on it!

By Kim Skubris, Media and Communications Consultant One of the many life lessons my strong-willed Latvian father taught me from a young age was the importance of delivering...

Brett Walsh was the inaugural winner of the Butch Lenton Award.

The Barcaldine Regional Council Deputy CEO’s 2018 award submission allowed him to conduct a two-week study tour...

When do you notify the CCC of an issue or incident?

By Troy Wild, Legal Practice Director and Natalie Todd, Senior Workforce Advisor   With the changes last year to the  Crime and Corruption Act 2001...

An Energy Solution for Closed Landfill

Simon Martin (Peak Services Energy Leader) & Pat Pathmanathan (Peak Services Waste Leader)    Landfills are a necessary part of most waste management...

A year in review

by Jessica Jones, Business Development Director   When I reflect upon the last 12 months, I would have to say… wow, what a year!  One of the best parts of my role...

Flying solo – why are we still doing it?

By Julian Harris, Director Managed Services It’s a big old place, is Queensland.   Not far off 2 million square kilometres – or...

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 line...

Delivering powerful communication during a pandemic – I’d rather shake on it!

By Kim Skubris, Media and Communications Consultant   One of the many life lessons my strong-willed Latvian father taught me from a young age was the importance of delivering...

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...