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Briefing council: Maddocks launches Victorian local government blog

Thursday 20 July 2017

Maddocks has today launched Council Brief, a blog designed to highlight and discuss issues of importance to the Victorian local government sector.

Leveraging 132 years of experience working with Victorian councils, Council Brief will publish regularly on topics of interest to the sector ranging from planning and projects to governance and procurement.

The blog can be accessed here.

Maddocks Victorian Local Government Sector co-head Mark Hayes said Council Brief would play a role in the dialogue between councils and their stakeholders.

‘Councils play a vital role in making sure communities are cohesive and well serviced,’ Mark said.

‘They are doing this under increasingly difficult circumstances, with rate capping having a significant impact on revenue.

‘As the leading provider of legal services to Victorian councils, we see Council Brief as a way of keeping the local government sector up to date with the issues and resources of importance to them.’

Maddocks Victorian Local Government Sector co-head Guy O’Connor said Council Brief was the latest initiative by the firm for its local government clients.

‘In 2016 we launched Sound Counsel, a complimentary information portal designed for everyday use for people working in Victorian councils,’ Guy said.

‘We also hold regular events to connect our council clients with decision makers in the local government space. Council Brief is a continuation of this service to the Victorian local government sector.’

For more information on our Victorian local government team, go to the Maddocks website.

Editor note:

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We advise national and international clients across education, government, infrastructure, healthcare, professional services and technology, from our Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jason Silverii
Communications Manager
Tel: 3 9258 3509
Mobile: 0407 618 058
jason.silverii@maddocks.com.au

Thursday 20 July 2017

Maddocks has today launched Council Brief, a blog designed to highlight and discuss issues of importance to the Victorian local government sector.

Leveraging 132 years of experience working with Victorian councils, Council Brief will publish regularly on topics of interest to the sector ranging from planning and projects to governance and procurement.

The blog can be accessed here.

Maddocks Victorian Local Government Sector co-head Mark Hayes said Council Brief would play a role in the dialogue between councils and their stakeholders.

‘Councils play a vital role in making sure communities are cohesive and well serviced,’ Mark said.

‘They are doing this under increasingly difficult circumstances, with rate capping having a significant impact on revenue.

‘As the leading provider of legal services to Victorian councils, we see Council Brief as a way of keeping the local government sector up to date with the issues and resources of importance to them.’

Maddocks Victorian Local Government Sector co-head Guy O’Connor said Council Brief was the latest initiative by the firm for its local government clients.

‘In 2016 we launched Sound Counsel, a complimentary information portal designed for everyday use for people working in Victorian councils,’ Guy said.

‘We also hold regular events to connect our council clients with decision makers in the local government space. Council Brief is a continuation of this service to the Victorian local government sector.’

For more information on our Victorian local government team, go to the Maddocks website.

Editor note:

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We advise national and international clients across education, government, infrastructure, healthcare, professional services and technology, from our Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jason Silverii
Communications Manager
Tel: 3 9258 3509
Mobile: 0407 618 058
jason.silverii@maddocks.com.au