Fit for the Future amalgmations will have an impact in the coming months and years for many NSW Councils.
There will be many and varied steps of change both for the organisation and for staff.
This will create uncertainity, mental stress, greater workloads and challenges. It will also create an exciting time for those councils who will see greater improvement in financial stability, capacity and certainty for the future.
Flow of communication will be a very significant aspect for councils to manage - with the community and also with the staff.
The role of the consultative committee will be of greater importance in the process providing a genuine consultative process and support for management and staff.