About us
The Association

Local Government Works Association of Western Australia Inc (LG Works) is a non-profit association, providing member services, professional and personal development, and an Annual State Conference and Trade Exhibition for Supervisors, Works and Service Officers and Member Councils in Western Australia.

LG Works members are from local authorities within the State and the varied backgrounds of our members ensure a high standard of care for all our Australian major assets, ensuring a healthy future for our transportation and public infrastructure.

Works and Service Officers oversee and are involved with the construction, development and maintenance of roads, drainage, reserves, reticulation, machinery and workshops, water management, waste and recycling.

Aims and objectives of LG Works

LG Works aims to provide a central organisation of Works and Service Officers within Local Government to:

  • keep members informed about issues, techniques, new products, etc.
  • promote co-operation, mutual assistance and good friendship
  • provide training and scholarship opportunities
  • provide a strong foundation for continued maintenance and development of assets
  • support our members in advancing their careers within the local government sector
  • foster inter-relations with other Associations
  • maintain and conduct itself as a non-political, non-industrial, non-profit organisation.

Member benefits

Join LG Works to:

Meet colleagues and exchange information. See the latest products and techniques at our Annual Conference. Participate in online training to hone your skills and keep up-to-date. Be able to sign-in to our Member's Portal, a complete mini-website, where you can find Job Vacancies, Executive Commitee Meeting dates, Meeting Minutes, the Auditor's Report, Health and Wellbeing information and access to Conference presentations.

Become a LG Works Member

Membership is available for those working in a supervisory capacity in Local Government (Works and Service Officers)—and for corporations who regularly supply products and services to Local Government.

Exhibitors

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    Gold Sponsor

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    Silver Sponsor

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    Bronze Sponsor

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    2021 Casino Evening Sponsor

  • 2021 Golf Drinks Sponsor

  • 2021 Motorised Buggy Sponsor

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    2021 Coffee Van Sponsor

  • 2021 NAGA Sponsor

  • 2021 Major Golf Sponsor

  • 2021 Novelty Sponsor

  • 2021 2nd Place Golf Sponsor

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External Exhibitor

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Enjoy the benefits of being a Member

Among other things, members have access to the Member’s Portal where you will find speaker presentations from the last Conference, Job Vacancies and the opportunity to join LG Works e-learning courses.

See more benefits on our Membership page.

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Training opportunities

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LG Works e-learning

The LGWA are introducing a new training program for our members which you can access via our website.
Training will be conducted online with the aid of the Brain Box Team. More information is on our Awards-Skills page.

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Partners and Alliances

Member benefits

The Executive Committee of the LGWA are pleased to announce that we have renewed the Memorandum of Understanding with Local Government Professionals WA.

This partnership arrangement recognises that LGPAWA and LGWA are both reputable peak bodies representing and supporting their respective members working in local governments. Not only do our members obtain a 5% discount to selected LGPAWA’s events and training programs, we also have the opportunity to provide input to any submission of LGPAWA in response to legislation and regulations changes that has an impact on both Associations’ respective members.

Other benefits include:

  • Access to an online portal through the LG Professionals WA website
  • Statewide magazine
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • 5% discount to all LG Professionals WA events and training programs (not including conferences)
  • Lift Off Mentoring Program.

We look forward to working with the LGPAWA over the next year and into the future.

Engineering and Other Services

Director: Allister Butcher

Allister graduated from the South West College of TAFE in 2000 with the Diploma of Engineering and Mine Surveying.

Following graduation, Allister has worked in the Local Government industry for 18 years, during this time he has greatly expanded his technical and practical knowledge of asset upgrade and management techniques by undertaking training but also learning from management, staff and contractors with many years of experience. This has provided Allister with a very broad skill set to be able to work with an extensive range of materials, assets and situations across the state of WA to provide high quality projects all the way from inception to delivery.

Throughout his career Allister has provided high quality reports from Council agendas, tender documents, contractual documentation for delivery of goods/services, asset management plans, assessment of subdivisions and developments including providing Deeds of Agreements for road upgrade and/or maintenance contributions at these Shires.

We look forward to working with Rural Infrastructure Services over the next year and into the future.

Job Vacancies

LG Works have teamed with LoGo Appointments to bring you a reputable source of positions available in local government.

The page, located in our Member's area, displays a list of jobs available and the areas in which they are located. To see more details, click on a 'More' link to see information regarding details of the position and how to apply. This list displays vacancies in Western Australia, but vacancies in other states are also available.

Local Government Appointments have 25 years of expertise in employment solutions tailored just for Local Government. They specialise in the provision of recruitment services to Local Government including contract technical and professional placements, permanent placements, executive staff selection and labour hire engagements.

We look forward to working with the LoGo Appointments over the next year and into the future.

Affiliate membership

We are pleased to let you know that membership of the Local Government Supervisors Association of WA now also includes complimentary membership of Municipal Works Australia (MWA), the national body that provides professional development and networking resources to municipal works professionals working in councils throughout Australia.

Membership of MWA allows you to connect with your local government colleagues throughout the country, access free webinars, and to stay up to date on topical issues via the Networker E-Newsletter and the MWA’s networking events. Have a look at the MWA website to access a range of resources and to see what else is available to members.

LG Works e-learning

The LGWA have introducing a new training program for our members which you can access through this website.

LGWA has partnered with BrainBox to bring you ongoing training to help you advance in your career. LG Works e-learning was launched at the 2021 Conference. Personalised training delivered to you, our members, in bite-size components, with a certificate of competency on completion.

Find out more.