WALGA State Council appoints the LGIS Board to provide strategic direction and governance for your local government mutual indemnity scheme, LGISWA. WALGA recognises the broad skill sets and understanding required to successfully lead the scheme and appoints three independent and four local government directors.
The new injury management pathway went live on 1 July 2023 and has changed the way that LGIS handles new and emerging workers’ compensation claims with early notification support services.
Our new ‘Early Notification’ program launched on 1 July 2023 supports our members and their workforce with access to early treatment and return to work support for employees who may have injuries inside or outside of work.
Rolled-out in 2022, phase one of the pilot supported participating members to better understand their exposure to cybercrime and develop targeted plans to address them. It also provided LGIS with a representative sample to better understand the sector’s cyber risk position
Financial sustainability and natural disasters are the top risks for local government leaders. Cost of living, financial sustainability, climate change and cyber risks have appeared in the top 10 concerns for local government CEOs and global leaders.
The waste management sector is an essential part of society, however it has higher inherent risks than many other industries.
Among several challenges present within the sector, local governments are managing an ageing workforce and their ever increasing issues of workplace injuries and chronic ailments such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and mental illness.
Managers and supervisors are key influencers when it comes to successfully getting an injured worker back to work.