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What is local government’s role? 19–22May2013 Hobart Tasmania PRESENTEDBY:INASSOCIATIONWITHPRINCIPALPARTNER: Learn more – register for 2013 LGMA National Congress World’s most liveable cities 2012 London Trip Advisor EIU and Mercer surveys were originally designed for use by employers assigning hardship allowances as part of job relocation. There is debate over the need to expand the scope of liveability rankings to include other purposes as done by Monocle and LivCom. Do these do a good job of measuring greatness in societies? City of Melbourne CEO Dr Kathy Alexander will deliver a keynote at 2013 LGMA National Congress 2012 – London, UK voted World’s Best City by 75,000 survey respondents. Zurich Monocle Magazine 2012 – Zurich, Switzerland number 1 on a scale that measures ‘quality of life’ and includes safety/crime, international connectivity and sunshine/climate. Vienna Mercer Quality of Living Survey 2012 – Vienna, Austria ranked number 1 based on 39 criteria, including safety, education, hygiene and health care. Melbourne Economist Intelligence Unit 2011 & 2012 – Melbourne, Australia ranked number 1 in the Global Liveability Survey 2 years running (97.5% in 2012). Criteria include stability, healthcare, culture and entertainment, education and infrastructure. Port Fairy LivCom Awards 2012 – Port Fairy, VIC Australia World’s Most Liveable City under 20,000. The UN-endorsed award looked at strategic planning, environmental practices, healthy lifestyle and heritage.
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