December 2020

Council Connect - Issue 10

Welcome to the December issue of Council Connect. Our theme is doing things differently. Given 2020’s events, many might find that phrase an understatement.

Australians, as we always do, have found a way to adapt to a new reality. We have become more aware of our role in keeping each other safe and perhaps we are a little kinder, more inventive – finding new ways to stay connected when we cannot be together in person.

We have also found ways to keep our eyes firmly on the road ahead, to focus on what is good and positive even with uncertainty around us.

In this issue, we hear from Carey McIntyre, CEO of Shellharbour City Council, who shares with us his Council’s commitment to delivering services in a different way. Looking beyond the 3Rs (roads, rates and rubbish), Council is striving to build a more family friendly workplace and a culture that properly recognises and hears Australia’s indigenous people through its Aboriginal Advisory Committee. We applaud and share Shellharbour City Council’s commitment.

A big thank you also to StateCover Mutual’s CEO, Linda Bostock, who shares some clear trends in psychological injuries along with the wellbeing strategies they are assisting Council members with.

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