Health tips to kick start your new year
The lead up to the festive season can leave us feeling drained, so the new year is a great time to refresh and prepare for a positive start to 2020.Full story
Rising temperatures on playgrounds
The summer heat has well and truly arrived, which means your outdoor local government facilities – like playgrounds – need to be considered.Full story
Preventing “pressure cooker” workplaces
The lead up to the end of the year can turn workplaces into "pressure cooker" environments, but you can take preventative steps to avoid a blowout.Full story
Reducing honkey nut slips and trips
Honkey nuts are contributing to workers' compensation claims, so what can you do?Full story
Safety is in your hands
Did you know claims involving hand injuries have cost the WorkCare Scheme more than $4m over the past five years?Full story
Copper pipes and cables thefts – what you need to know
Recent LGIS claims show an increase in the theft of copper pipes and cables.Full story
WA local governments ‘recognised healthy workplaces’
Congratulations to the Town of Victoria Park and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley on their Silver and Bronze awards in Healthier Workplace WA’s RecFull story
Read: Risk report on local government
Recently, CEOs and senior executives of local governments around Australia were asked what they believe to be their top risks. Read the 2019 Key RiskFull story
Disability Royal Commission – what you need to know
If your local government is an NDIS Accredited provider, or participates in any way with persons of disability, the Disability Royal Commission will aFull story
Is glyphosate safe to use?
There have been a number of media stories over the past few weeks regarding the use of pesticides, particularly glyphosateFull story
Don’t get caught in the weeds
Weed management is an essential part of your local government’s responsibilities to your community.Full story
Our service commitment to you – new Member Service Charter
The new LGIS Member Service Charter is now availableFull story
Welcome back Coolgardie, Kalamunda, and Wiluna
Welcome back to the City of Kalamunda, and Shires of Coolgardie and WilunaFull story
Volunteers – how are they protected?
Volunteers are an invaluable part of what makes your local government function. LGIS assists in ensuring that your volunteers are protected where posFull story
How would you respond to a data breach?
There have been several reports over the past few years identifying the increasing incidence of cyber-attacks on local government.Full story
The importance of employment practices liability protection
How can you protect your local government against costly and reputation damaging claims?Full story
NSW Court decision – challenging how a local government allocates resources
Consider this: your local government operates and maintains a small aerodrome, where a small aircraft is coming in to land. Unfortunately, it collidesFull story
A snapshot of a common workplace injury: shoulder strain
Subject: Health and wellbeing, Human risk, Injury management
Is your local government at risk of burnout?
Subject: Human risk, Health and wellbeing
The benefits of job dictionaries
Subject: Health and wellbeing, Human risk, Risk and governance
LGIS claims and injury management consultants – who does what?
Subject: Claims management, Injury management
How can social engineering fraud affect your local government?
Subject: Risk and governance
Breathe freely – understand the risks of dust in your workplace
Subject: OSH (Occupational Safety and Health), Risk and governance