Recorded Wednesday 29th April.
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The Mayor of Mornington Peninsula Shire, Cr Sam Hearn, speaks to us about his Council's response to COVID-19 - the Caring for Our Community initiative, benefits of having the Federal Health Minister as local member, and gathering data on impacts on the business community.
On our latest Governance Update with Stephen Cooper, we talk about the newly legislated ability for Councils to hold virtual Council meetings; and Lisa Anelli, Corporate Secretary from Yarra Valley Water, provides advice from experience with virtual board meetings.
The CEO of the Victorian Planning Authority, Stuart Moseley, speaks with Chris Eddy about his organisation's current focus during COVID-19, and how the planning system can respond to the societal changes that will come about as a result of pandemic.
Our latest VLGA Connect Panel is in session - featuring John Comrie, Matthew Wilson and Kathryn Arndt, discussing the long term implications on the finances of local governments arising from response to COVID-19.
In this episode, we check in on Mansfield Shire with Mayor Cr Marg Attley OAM about community preparedness, staffing challenges for Councils, and their new budget and economic development strategy out for public comment.
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