Web Conferencing
Web conferencing is used to conduct live meetings, training, or presentations via the Internet. In a web conference, each participant sits at his or her own computer and is connected to other participants via the internet. This can be either a downloaded application on each of the attendees' computers or a web-based application where the attendees access the meeting by clicking on a link distributed by e-mail (meeting invitation) to enter the conference.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are a set of recommendations for making Web content more accessible.

Web Content Management System
A web-content-management system (WCMS or Web CMS) is content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a Web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of Web material (HTML documents and their associated images). A WCMS facilitates content creation, content control, editing, and many essential Web maintenance functions. [1]

Web Server
A web server is a computer loaded with software that allows it to deliver content stored in a directory as web pages.

Web-Based Asset Management Plan
A Web-based Asset Management Plan is an Asset Management Plan that has been created as series of web pages.

Web-based Office Suites
There are a number of web-based software suites that can be used without any software being installed on a computer except for a browser, including;

Web-Based Tools

WebComm CMS
WebComm CMS is a Web Content Management System used by a number of Australian Councils.

A website is a set of related web pages typically served from a single web domain.

Weed Management
Local governments have a role in managing weed problems on their own land, and support weed management through activities such as the development of local weed strategies and community weed management programs. In some states, local governments are responsible for planning, coordinating and monitoring noxious weed control. (3)

A weighbridge is a device used to measure the mass of vehicles passing over it.

A weir is a small overflow-type dam commonly used to raise the level of a river or stream.

Wellington Blayney & Cabonne Strategic Alliance
The Wellington Blayney & Cabonne Strategic Alliance is a voluntary cooperative alliance between Wellington Shire Council, Blayney Shire Council, Cabonne Shire Council and the Central Tablelands Water County Council. It was formed in 2003, with Central Tablelands Water County Council joining the Alliance in 2005. The Alliance was formed in response to the local government reform agenda.

Western Alliance For Greenhouse Action
The Western Alliance for Greenhouse Action (WAGA) is an alliance of eight Melbourne metropolitan councils.

Western Australia
Western Australia is the largest state by area within Australia. It borders the Northern Territory in the north and South Australia in the south.

Western Australian Department Of Water

Western Australian Local Government Accounting Manual
The Western Australian Local Government Accounting Manual is published by the Western Australian Department of Local Government and Communities.

Western Australian Local Government Act 1995
The Western Australian Local Government Act 1995 is the Local Government Act currently in force in Western Australia.

Western Australian Local Government Association
The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) is the voice of Local Government in Western Australia. As the peak industry body WALGA advocates on behalf of the State's 141 Local Governments and negotiates service agreements for the sector. WALGA is not a government department or agency. It is a member of the ALGA.

Western Australian Main Roads Act 1930
The Main Roads Act 1930 regulates the following aspects of roads in Western Australia

  • Commissioner of Main Roads, and powers and duties of the Commissioner
  • the Main Roads Advisory Board
  • higways and main roads
  • declared roads
  • roads other than declared roads
  • secondary roads
  • motor traffic passes
  • control of access
  • control of advertisements

Western Australian Road Authorities
Western Australian Road Authorities…..

Western Australian Water Corporation
Home -> Australian Water Authorities -> Western Australian Water Corporation

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Western Australian Councils

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Albany City Council ua.vog.aw.ynabla|ffats#ua.vog.aw.ynabla|ffats
Armadale City Council ua.vog.aw.eladamra|ofni#ua.vog.aw.eladamra|ofni
Ashburton Shire Council ua.vog.aw.notrubhsa|aos#ua.vog.aw.notrubhsa|aos
Augusta-Margaret River Shire Council ua.vog.aw.csrma|csrma#ua.vog.aw.csrma|csrma
Bassendean Town Council ua.vog.aw.naednessab|liam#ua.vog.aw.naednessab|liam
Bayswater City Council ua.vog.aw.retawsyab|liam#ua.vog.aw.retawsyab|liam
Belmont City Council ua.vog.aw.tnomleb|tnomleb#ua.vog.aw.tnomleb|tnomleb
Beverley Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yelreveb|nimda#ua.vog.aw.yelreveb|nimda Stephen Gollan
Boddington Shire Council ua.vog.aw.notgniddob|erihs#ua.vog.aw.notgniddob|erihs
Boyup Brook Shire Council ua.vog.aw.koorbpuyob|erihs#ua.vog.aw.koorbpuyob|erihs
Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nwotegdirb|erihsntb#ua.vog.aw.nwotegdirb|erihsntb
Brookton Shire Council ua.vog.aw.notkoorb|liam#ua.vog.aw.notkoorb|liam
Broome Shire Council ua.vog.aw.emoorb|erihs#ua.vog.aw.emoorb|erihs
Broomehill-Tambellup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.tberihs|liam#ua.vog.aw.tberihs|liam
Bruce Rock Shire Council ua.vog.aw.kcorecurb|nimda#ua.vog.aw.kcorecurb|nimda
Bunbury City Council ua.vog.aw.yrubnub|sdrocer#ua.vog.aw.yrubnub|sdrocer
Busselton Shire Council ua.vog.aw.notlessub|erihs#ua.vog.aw.notlessub|erihs
Cambridge Town Council ua.vog.aw.egdirbmac|liam#ua.vog.aw.egdirbmac|liam
Canning City Council ua.vog.aw.gninnac|remotsuc#ua.vog.aw.gninnac|remotsuc
Capel Shire Council ua.vog.aw.lepac|ofni#ua.vog.aw.lepac|ofni
Carnamah Shire Council ua.vog.aw.hamanrac|erihs#ua.vog.aw.hamanrac|erihs
Carnarvon Shire Council ua.vog.aw.novranrac|erihs#ua.vog.aw.novranrac|erihs
Chapman Valley Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yellavnampahc|nimda#ua.vog.aw.yellavnampahc|nimda
Chittering Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnirettihc|rettahc#ua.vog.aw.gnirettihc|rettahc
Christmas Island Shire Council xc.vog.erihs|ycul#xc.vog.erihs|ycul
Claremont Town Council ua.vog.aw.tnomeralc|cot#ua.vog.aw.tnomeralc|cot Stephen Goode
Cockburn City Council ua.vog.aw.nrubkcoc|remotsuc#ua.vog.aw.nrubkcoc|remotsuc
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shire Council cc.erihs|ofni#cc.erihs|ofni
Collie Shire Council ua.vog.aw.eilloc|erihsloc#ua.vog.aw.eilloc|erihsloc
Coolgardie Shire Council ua.vog.aw.eidraglooc|cescexe#ua.vog.aw.eidraglooc|cescexe
Coorow Shire Council ua.vog.aw.worooc|erihs#ua.vog.aw.worooc|erihs
Corrigin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nigirroc|erihs#ua.vog.aw.nigirroc|erihs
Cottesloe Town Council ua.vog.aw.eolsettoc|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.eolsettoc|licnuoc
Cranbrook Shire Council ua.vog.aw.koorbnarc|erihs#ua.vog.aw.koorbnarc|erihs
Cuballing Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnillabuc|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.gnillabuc|seiriuqne
Cue Shire Council ua.vog.aw.euc|erihs#ua.vog.aw.euc|erihs
Cunderdin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nidrednuc|nimda#ua.vog.aw.nidrednuc|nimda
Dalwallinu Shire Council ua.vog.aw.unillawlad|erihs#ua.vog.aw.unillawlad|erihs
Dandaragan Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nagaradnad|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.nagaradnad|licnuoc
Dardanup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.punadrad|sdrocer#ua.vog.aw.punadrad|sdrocer
Denmark Shire Council ua.moc.nw|erihskramned#ua.moc.nw|erihskramned
Derby-West Kimberley Shire Council ua.vog.aw.kwds|kwds#ua.vog.aw.kwds|kwds
Donnybrook-Balingup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.koorbynnod|erihs#ua.vog.aw.koorbynnod|erihs
Dowerin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nirewod|osc#ua.vog.aw.nirewod|osc
Dumbleyung Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnuyelbmud|oec#ua.vog.aw.gnuyelbmud|oec
Dundas Shire Council ua.vog.aw.sadnud|erihs#ua.vog.aw.sadnud|erihs
East Fremantle Town Council ua.vog.aw.eltnamerftsae|nimda#ua.vog.aw.eltnamerftsae|nimda
East Pilbara Shire Council ua.vog.aw.arabliptsae|cesnes#ua.vog.aw.arabliptsae|cesnes
Esperance Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ecnarepse|erihs#ua.vog.aw.ecnarepse|erihs Matthew Scott
Exmouth Shire Council ua.vog.aw.htuomxe|xerihs#ua.vog.aw.htuomxe|xerihs Bill Price
Fremantle City Council ua.vog.aw.eltnamerf|ofni#ua.vog.aw.eltnamerf|ofni Philip St John
City of Greater Geraldton Council ua.vog.aw.ggc|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.ggc|licnuoc
Gingin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nignig|liam#ua.vog.aw.nignig|liam
Gnowangerup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.puregnawong|erihspng#ua.vog.aw.puregnawong|erihspng
Goomalling Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnillamoog|erihsog#ua.vog.aw.gnillamoog|erihsog
Gosnells City Council ua.vog.aw.sllensog|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.sllensog|licnuoc
Harvey Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yevrah|erihs#ua.vog.aw.yevrah|erihs
Irwin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.niwri|noitpecer#ua.vog.aw.niwri|noitpecer
Jerramungup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.pugnumarrej|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.pugnumarrej|licnuoc Brent Bailey
City of Joondalup ua.vog.aw.puladnooj|ofni#ua.vog.aw.puladnooj|ofni
Kalamunda Shire Council ua.vog.aw.adnumalak|erihs.alak#ua.vog.aw.adnumalak|erihs.alak
Kalgoorlie-Boulder City Council ua.vog.aw.dluoblak|gabliam#ua.vog.aw.dluoblak|gabliam
Katanning Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gninnatak|osc#ua.vog.aw.gninnatak|osc
Kellerberrin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nirrebrellek|ap#ua.vog.aw.nirrebrellek|ap
Kent Shire Council ua.vog.aw.tnek|nimda#ua.vog.aw.tnek|nimda
Kojonup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.punojok|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.punojok|licnuoc
Kondinin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ninidnok|oec#ua.vog.aw.ninidnok|oec
Koorda Shire Council ua.vog.aw.adrook|erihs#ua.vog.aw.adrook|erihs
Kulin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.niluk|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.niluk|seiriuqne
Kwinana Town Council ua.vog.aw.ananiwk|nimda#ua.vog.aw.ananiwk|nimda
Lake Grace Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ecargekal|erihs#ua.vog.aw.ecargekal|erihs
Laverton Shire Council ua.moc.tentsew|erihsnotreval#ua.moc.tentsew|erihsnotreval
Leonora Shire Council ua.vog.aw.aronoel|nimda#ua.vog.aw.aronoel|nimda
Mandurah City Council ua.vog.aw.harudnam|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.harudnam|licnuoc
Manjimup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.pumijnam|ofni#ua.vog.aw.pumijnam|ofni
Meekatharra Shire Council ua.vog.aw.erihsakeem|oec#ua.vog.aw.erihsakeem|oec Roy McClymont
Melville City Council ua.vog.aw.ellivlem|ofnilem#ua.vog.aw.ellivlem|ofnilem Shayne Silcox
Menzies Shire Council ua.vog.aw.seiznem|nimda#ua.vog.aw.seiznem|nimda
Merredin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.niderrem|nimda#ua.vog.aw.niderrem|nimda
Mingenew Shire Council ua.vog.aw.wenegnim|oec#ua.vog.aw.wenegnim|oec
Moora Shire Council ua.moc.nw|erihsaroom#ua.moc.nw|erihsaroom
Morawa Shire Council ua.vog.aw.awarom|nimda#ua.vog.aw.awarom|nimda
Mosman Park Town Council -
Mount Magnet Shire Council ua.vog.aw.tengamtm|oec#ua.vog.aw.tengamtm|oec
Mount Marshall Shire Council ua.vog.aw.llahsramtm|nimda#ua.vog.aw.llahsramtm|nimda
Mukinbudin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nidubnikum|nimda#ua.vog.aw.nidubnikum|nimda
Mundaring Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gniradnum|erihs#ua.vog.aw.gniradnum|erihs
Murchison Shire Council moc.dnopgib|erihsnosihcrum#moc.dnopgib|erihsnosihcrum
Murray Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yarrum|gabliam#ua.vog.aw.yarrum|gabliam
Nannup Shire Council ua.vog.aw.punnan|punnan#ua.vog.aw.punnan|punnan
Narembeen Shire Council ua.moc.tentsew|erihsneebmeran#ua.moc.tentsew|erihsneebmeran
Narrogin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.erihsnigorran|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.erihsnigorran|seiriuqne
Narrogin Town Council ua.vog.aw.nigorran|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.nigorran|seiriuqne
Nedlands City Council ua.vog.aw.sdnalden|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.sdnalden|licnuoc Greg Trevaskis
Ngaanyatjarraku Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ukarrajtaynaagn|liam#ua.vog.aw.ukarrajtaynaagn|liam
Northam Shire Council ua.vog.aw.mahtron|sdrocer#ua.vog.aw.mahtron|sdrocer
Northampton Shire Council ua.vog.aw.notpmahtron|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.notpmahtron|licnuoc
Peppermint Grove Shire Council ua.vog.aw.evorgtnimreppep|oec#ua.vog.aw.evorgtnimreppep|oec
Perenjori Shire Council ua.moc.nw|erihsirojnerep#ua.moc.nw|erihsirojnerep Ali Mills
Perth City Council ua.vog.aw.htrepfoytic|ytic_ofni#ua.vog.aw.htrepfoytic|ytic_ofni Martin Mileham
Pingelly Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yllegnip|nimda#ua.vog.aw.yllegnip|nimda
Plantagenet Shire Council ua.vog.aw.tenegatnalp|ofni#ua.vog.aw.tenegatnalp|ofni
Port Hedland Town Council ua.vog.aw.dnaldehtrop|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.dnaldehtrop|licnuoc
Quairading Shire Council ua.moc.nw|erihsg#ua.moc.nw|erihsg
Ravensthorpe Shire Council ua.vog.aw.eprohtsnevar|erihs#ua.vog.aw.eprohtsnevar|erihs Ian Fitzgerald
Rockingham City Council ua.vog.aw.mahgnikcor|licnuoc#ua.vog.aw.mahgnikcor|licnuoc
Roebourne Shire Council ua.vog.aw.enruobeor|ros#ua.vog.aw.enruobeor|ros
Serpentine-Jarrahdale Shire Council ua.vog.aw.erihsjs|ofni#ua.vog.aw.erihsjs|ofni
Shark Bay Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yabkrahs|nimda#ua.vog.aw.yabkrahs|nimda
South Perth City Council ua.vog.aw.htrephtuos|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.htrephtuos|seiriuqne Geoff Glass
City of Stirling ua.vog.aw.gnilrits|gnilrits#ua.vog.aw.gnilrits|gnilrits
Subiaco City Council ua.vog.aw.ocaibus|ytic#ua.vog.aw.ocaibus|ytic
Swan City Council ua.vog.aw.naws|naws#ua.vog.aw.naws|naws
Tammin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.pullebmat|erihsmat#ua.vog.aw.pullebmat|erihsmat
Three Springs Shire Council ua.vog.aw.sgnirpseerht|nimda#ua.vog.aw.sgnirpseerht|nimda
Toodyay Shire Council ua.vog.aw.yaydoot|sdrocer#ua.vog.aw.yaydoot|sdrocer Stan Scott
Trayning Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gninyart|nimda#ua.vog.aw.gninyart|nimda
Upper Gascoyne Shire Council ua.vog.aw.enyocsagreppu|nimda#ua.vog.aw.enyocsagreppu|nimda
Victoria Park Town Council ua.vog.aw.krapciv|nimda#ua.vog.aw.krapciv|nimda Anthony Vuleta
Victoria Plains Shire Council ua.vog.aw.snialpairotciv|noitpecer#ua.vog.aw.snialpairotciv|noitpecer
Vincent Town Council ua.vog.aw.tnecniv|liam#ua.vog.aw.tnecniv|liam Len Kosova
Wagin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nigaw|erihs#ua.vog.aw.nigaw|erihs
Wandering Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnirednaw|oec#ua.vog.aw.gnirednaw|oec
Wanneroo City Council ua.vog.aw.oorennaw|seiriuqne#ua.vog.aw.oorennaw|seiriuqne
Waroona Shire Council ua.vog.aw.anooraw|erihsraw#ua.vog.aw.anooraw|erihsraw
West Arthur Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ruhtratsew|erihs#ua.vog.aw.ruhtratsew|erihs
Westonia Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ainotsew|erihs#ua.vog.aw.ainotsew|erihs
Wickepin Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nipekciw|nimda#ua.vog.aw.nipekciw|nimda
Williams Shire Council ua.vog.aw.smailliw|erihs#ua.vog.aw.smailliw|erihs
Wiluna Shire Council ua.vog.aw.anuliw|noitpecer#ua.vog.aw.anuliw|noitpecer
Wongan-Ballidu Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nagnow|erihs#ua.vog.aw.nagnow|erihs
Woodanilling Shire Council ua.vog.aw.gnillinadoow|erihs#ua.vog.aw.gnillinadoow|erihs
Wyalkatchem Shire Council ua.vog.aw.mehctaklayw|lareneg#ua.vog.aw.mehctaklayw|lareneg
Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire Council ua.moc.reitnorftsaleht|liam#ua.moc.reitnorftsaleht|liam
Yalgoo Shire Council ua.vog.aw.ooglay|ap#ua.vog.aw.ooglay|ap
Yilgarn Shire Council ua.vog.aw.nragliy|nragliy#ua.vog.aw.nragliy|nragliy
York Shire Council ua.vog.aw.kroy|sdrocer#ua.vog.aw.kroy|sdrocer

Wet Rack
A Wet Rack is a term used in the Water Treatment industry to describe a cubicle containing water quality test instruments with live sample lines passing the water through the instrument sensors.

A wetlands is an area of land whose soil is saturated with moisture either permanently or seasonally. Such areas may also be covered partially or completely by shallow pools of water.

Wetlands Photo No.1

A wharf is a landing place or pier where ships may tie up and load or unload.


What if someone inappropriately deletes or adds content?
Encouraging users to add content to a page is typically a greater challenge than discouraging them from deleting or overwriting existing content or adding inappropriate content.

What is a Wiki Site?
A wiki is a type of website that allows users to add, remove, or otherwise edit and change most content very quickly and easily.

What wiki software should I use?
This site has been set up using Wikidot, which is an excellent value for money alternative for anyone considering setting up either a personal or public wiki, but there are other alternatives, particularly if you want to host the wiki on your own servers.

Wheatbelt North Regional Road Group
The Wheatbelt North Regional Road Group is one of a number of Western Australian Regional Road Groups.

Wheel Rut
Wheel Rut -> Rutting

Wheel Wash
A Wheel Wash is specialised structure for removing mud, dust & contamination from the wheels & underside of a vehicle. A wheel wash generally consists of a well drained concrete slab or hardstand & a high pressure hose or spray system.

White Card
White Card is a Construction Industry Safety Induction Course.

White Post

White Posts

Whitsunday Regional Road Group
The Whitsunday Regional Road Group is one of a number of Queensland Regional Road Groups.

Whole of Life
"Whole of life" generally refers to the total cost of owning an asset. This includes cost of maintenance, using and disposing of the asset.

Whole of Life Cost

Why to use a private wiki
A private wiki can be a sort of memory extension - a place to document information that you might need to find quickly sometime in the future.

Wide Bay Burnett Asset Management Group
The Wide Bay Burnett Asset Management Group is a Regional Asset Management Special Interest Group consisting of representatives from the following Councils.

Wide Bay Burnett Regional Road Group
The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Road Group is one of a number of Queensland Regional Road Groups.

Wide Bay Water Corporation
Home -> Australian Water Authorities -> Wide Bay Water

A Wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content (excluding blocked users), using a simplified markup language. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites.

Wiki-based Asset Management Plans
Wiki-based Asset Management Plans have a number advantages over traditional Word-based AMPs.

Wikidot is the web-hosting service that hosts this website.

Wikidot API
Wikidot is currently working on a Wikidot API to allow 3rd party developers to work together on creating reliable, complete and powerful remote access to Wikidot system for 3rd party software.

Wikidot Site Link
You can add this thumbnail link to any other Wikidot site by copy & pasting the code below it.

Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons is a huge a database of 13 million freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.

Wikipedia is a free, collaboratively edited and multilingual Internet encyclopedia supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Many of the articles on this site link to Wikipedia, and a number of the images used are from the WikiMedia Commons.

Will information contributed to the site always be available?
The Local Government & Municipal Knowledge Base is a private initiative. It is not supported by any commercial organisation or government agency. One concern some potential site contributors may have, is the fate of the content they add if the hosting service goes out of business or the site admiinstrators are hit by a bus or otherwise incapacitated.

Willingness to Pay
Willingness to Pay is the maximum amount an individual is willing to sacrifice to procure a good or avoid something undesirable.

WinCan is CCTV Data Capture Software.

Wind Mill
A wind mill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades.

Windows Sharepoint Services
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) is an object model for creating web pages and developing web based collaboration, document management, and content publishing. [1]

A windsock or is a conical textile tube designed to indicate wind direction and relative wind speed. Windsocks typically are used at airports and at chemical plants where there is risk of gaseous leakage.

Win-win Strategy
Win-win strategy is a conflict resolution process that aims to deliver a positive outcome for all parties.

WIP -> Work in Progress

Wire Rope Safety Barrier
A Wire Rope Safety Barrier, also known as cable barrier, consists of a series of wire ropes connected between easily breakable posts. This type of road safety barrier, due to its shock absorbing qualities, causes less damage to vehicles and reduces injuires to passengers. Such barriers should comply with Australian and New Zealand Standards AS/NZ 3845 Road Safety Barrier Systems

Wish List
A wish list is a list of goods or services desired by an individual, group or organisation.

Wombat Crossing
A Wombat Crossing is a type of raised pedestrian crossing, where the road ramps up to meet the level of crossing rather than (as typical) the footpath dropping to meet the road surface via a pram crossing.

Won't I become redundant if I document my knowledge in a wiki?

  • I’ve been doing my best to document everything I know since 1999, and I’m still employed.
  • I’ve learned heaps in the process, and consolidated my knowledge, by thinking about how to communicate it to others.
  • In my experience sharing your knowledge absolutely increases your value to an organisation.
  • It is also a great way to 'remember' something that was learned earlier but which has been 'lost' in the recesses of time :)

Work Collaboratively
Work Collaboratively - Working collaboratively is perhaps the single best way of reducing duplication of effort and waste, and maximising an organisation's collective intelligence.

Work Health and Safety Act 2011
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 is designed to provide for a balanced and nationally consistent framework to secure the health and safety of workers and workplaces by:

Work in Progress
The term Work in Progress (WIP) refers to any works that are incomplete at the end of an accounting period. WIP is valued at cost, and is considered to be a separate Asset Class by many Councils.

Work Instruction
A work instruction is a document is designed to help staff perform their tasks more efficiently and consistently.

Work Method Statement
A Work Method Statement is a document that states how a potentially dangerous or high risk activity is to be carried out safely.

Work of Art
Work of Art -> Artworks

Work Order
A work order (or job card) is a hard copy document created when works are approved.

Work Order Number
A Work Order Number is a unique ID number assigned to a particular Work Order used to track expenditure against a particular project or task.

Work Ticket

A job card or work ticket is a hard copy document given to a person responsible for carrying out maintenance or other works on an asset or asset component that details the work that needs to be undertaken. The extent of work carried out is typically recorded on the card, and returned to the point of issue, so that the information can be recorded against the asset.

Some organisations use the term work order to describe a document similar to that described above.

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Google Search (Job Card)
  2. Google Search (Work Ticket)

Workforce Planning
Workforce Planning is a continual process used to align the needs and priorities of the organization with those of its workforce to ensure it can meet its legislative, regulatory, service and production requirements and organizational objectives.

Working Group
A working group is an ad hoc group of subject-matter experts working together to achieve specified goals.

Workplace Challenge Group Consultation
A Workplace Challenge Group Consultation is a structured five step process that aims to use the collective wisdom of a group of people to generate different ways of seeing and solving a challenge identified by an individual.

Workplace Harassment and Bullying Policy
Having a range of existing policies to refer to, should help Councils yet to draft a particular policy or redrafting an existing policy to come up with an appropriate policy for their individual situation without "reinventing the wheel" from scratch.

Workplace Health & Safety
See: Occupational Health & Safety

Workplace Health & Safety Act
A number of states have Workplace Health & Safety Acts, including;

Workplace Health & Safety Policy
Having a range of existing policies to refer to, should help Councils yet to draft a particular policy or redrafting an existing policy to come up with an appropriate policy for their individual situation without "reinventing the wheel" from scratch.

Workplace Health and Safety

Workplace Power
There are a number of different types of power within the workplace, including those listed below. Understanding this could help you to understand how your organisation works, and how to get things done.

Works are any kind of activity in connection with the construction, maintenance or repair of physical infrastructure.

Works Programming
Works Programming is the act of deciding when each item in a list of approved works should be undertaken.

Worksafe Victoria
Worksafe Victoria is the Victorian government agency responsible for:

  • helping avoid workplace injuries occurring;
  • enforcing Victoria's occupational health and safety laws;
  • providing reasonably priced workplace injury insurance for employers;
  • helping injured workers back into the workforce;
  • managing the workers' compensation scheme by ensuring the prompt delivery of appropriate services and adopting prudent financial practices.

A workshop is a room or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods.

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
The World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) is The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Worldwide Parking Group
Worldwide Parking Group LTD are the owners of the worldwide IP for precast concrete car parking buildings that are environmentally friendly, permanent or recyclable.
This is a pre-engineered design-build system that has major economic benefits over over traditional consultant design contracts for above-ground parking structures of unlimited size and has benefits of low cost, quiet construction methods, exceptional speed of erection and early commissioning of carpark leading to early cashflow, and ability to relocate in future, makes the WPG system ideal for airports, hospitals, transport hubs, municipal parking, shopping centres, and private developments.
Buildings have wide spans and can be erected to bridge over railway lines or roads, or existing carparking.
The WPG system can reduce or eliminate the input required from independant consultants such as project managers, structural engineers, and architects.
The technology can be licensed, and licensees exist to date in the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Write Off
The term write-off describes a reduction in recognized value. In accounting terminology, it refers to recognition of the reduced or zero value of an asset. (Wikipedia)

Written Down Cost

Written Down Replacement Cost
The Written Down Replacement Cost (WDRC) (or Written Down Value) of an asset is its current replacement cost less accumulated depreciation.

Written Down Value

The Written Down Replacement Cost (WDRC) (or Written Down Value) of an asset is its current replacement cost less accumulated depreciation.

The written down replacement cost of an asset varies over time, in a fashion that depends on how the asset is depreciated, and what maintenance & renewal works are carried out on the asset.

The following graph shows how the WDRC or an asset varies over tine if straight-line depreciation is assumed.

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External Links & References

  1. Google Search (Written Down Replacement Cost)
  2. Google Search (Written Down Value)

WSAA Sewerage Pumping Station Code of Australia
The Sewerage Pumping Station Code of Australia (WSA 04-2005) is published by the Water Services Association of Australia. It can be purchased from the WSAA Bookshop.

XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a general-purpose specification for creating custom markup languages. It is classified as an extensible language, because it allows the user to define the mark-up elements.

X-Prize Foundation
The X-Prize Foundation is an educational nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, thereby inspiring the formation of new industries and the revitalization of markets that are currently stuck due to existing failures or a commonly held belief that a solution is not possible. The foundation addresses the world’s Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, high-profile, incentivized prize competitions that stimulate investment in research and development worth far more than the prize itself. It motivates and inspires brilliant innovators from all disciplines to leverage their intellectual and financial capital.

Yammer is an enterprise social networking service, typically used for private communication within an organization. Access to a Yammer network is determined by a user's Internet domain so that only individuals with appropriate email addresses may join their respective networks.

Yankalilla District Council

Yorke Peninsula District Council

The District Council of Yorke Peninsula is located in South Australia. It has a population of approximately 12,000.

Locality Plan

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Contact Information

E-mail: ua.vog.as.ekroy|nimda#ua.vog.as.ekroy|nimda

Software Systems

Asset Management System: Unknown
Document/Records Management System: Unknown
Financial System: Civica
Geographical Information System: MapInfo

Site Members

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External Links & References

  1. Council Website
  2. Wikipedia
  3. Google Search

Your Development
Your Development is a website set up by the CSIRO and the Australian Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage, and the Arts.

Youth Services
Many Councils offer a range of services designed for youths and young people.

Youth Support
Many Local Government Councils support local youth via a range of of services.

Zero-based Budgeting
Zero-based budgeting is an approach to budgeting in which every line item of the budget is considered on its merits, without reference to previous expenditure levels.

The Zoho Office Suite is a Web-based online office suite containing word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, note-taking, wikis, CRM, project management, invoicing and other applications.

Zoom Camera Pipe Inspection (Aka QuickView)
A Zoom Camera Pipe Inspection using tool such as QuickView is a variation on a traditional CCTV Pipe Inspection.

Zoom Slot88

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