Training & Capacity Development

LGANT represents its member councils on a range of training and development committees and activities to ensure our members can access current and relevant training providers and resources.

Current involvement:

  • Government Skills Australia, Industry Advisory Council member
  • Local Government Associations National Training Managers Group
  • WALGA, Workplace Solutions, NT based trainer
  • Close liaison with the Local Government Centre of Excellence

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) is available to provide training and development to Local Governments in the Northern Territory in partnership with LGANT.  Many of WALGA’S courses are relevant to the NT Local Government environment including the following courses available for Officers:

  • Managing Employee Performance in Local Government
  • Effective Letter and Report Writing in Local Government
  • Preparing Agendas and Minutes in Local Government
  • Customer Service and Complaints Handling in Local Government
  • Policy Development and Procedure Writing in Local Government

For further information go to the WALGA Training site at Visit Website

Various courses for Officers and Elected Members are listed in WALGA’s Training Directory which all courses available for on-site delivery Click here to view the latest edition

Resources and Research

Click on the following links to view current documents, resources and research.

Getting’into it! – Working with Indigenous learners

A guide to delivering training to Indigenous learners developed by the Australian National Training Authority, 2004. It contains practical underpinning principles, teaching and learning strategies plus heaps of resources and worksheets for use.

Other Useful Links

About ASQA

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector.

ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met.

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Information about is a new website being developed.

A range of national stakeholders are currently designing and developing a suite of public websites, databases, administrative tools and supporting infrastructure collectively referred to as This site will be absorbing the function of the National Training Information Service (NTIS).

There will be three public websites:



Training Providers in the NT

Click on this website to see the list of Registered Training Organisations in the Northern Territory. Then click on each one to see the courses the RTO is registered to provide.

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iVET   Information shared.

iVET offers the community a comprehensive information portal about our Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) System. We aim to provide you with current news and views about VET to support your skills development initiatives as an employer, training provider or student.

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