Better Local Government The NZ Government 2011-14 is engaged on a programme of reform of NZ local government. This programme, and many of the commissioned reports are available here.
An interesting piece of UK research into shared services – starting with a shared management team. You can download the document here.
New Zealand Research into Shared Services Two useful reports have been produced on shared services in the NZ local government space. One report is by the Association of Local Government Information Managers (ALGIM), and the other by Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ). Both can be downloaded and viewed below. AGLIM report LGNZ report
Australian Centre of Excellence in Local Government This collaboration between universities, local government and professional bodies has produced a series of informative reports on trends in local government. Attached is a useful report on the various models that can be implemented for shared services initiatives. Download our report here.
Michael Freeman: Adelaide, 2010 Michael Freeman was the Chief Executive at Stratford District Council when he attended the LGMA National Congress in Adelaide in 2009. This year I had the opportunity to attend the Australian local government managers (LGMA) conference, with the generous support of MWH New Zealand and SOLGM. The event was in Adelaide …
Poison Pawn Ltd is a company that specialises in assignments in the fields of local government and information technology. Career assignments include implementation of shared services initiatives, senior management roles including Chief Executive of a NZ local authority, Director of Corporate Services at an Queensland indigenous council in Australia, Deputy CEO at a Northern Territory …