Local Government


At SMEC, our expertise in Local Government includes the planning, development, operation and maintenance of urban infrastructure, institutional reform and capacity building for local government bodies, municipalities and urban infrastructure agencies.

Our global team of experts have extensive, practical experience in all aspects of local government with a strong commitment to the principles of participation, accountability and transparency.

Our capabilities in local government include:

  • Organisational restructure and change management
  • Community engagement models
  • Policy and legislation review
  • Corporate planning
  • Water and wastewater advisory services
  • Transport and traffic planning

SMEC’s Local Government services are built on the experience of our wholly owned subsidiary Brisbane City Enterprises (BCE).

Founded in 1996 by Brisbane City Council (BCC), BCE established corporate expertise in municipal service delivery and local government administration, delivering over 170 local government projects in 30 countries around the world. Today, we continue to offer the services of BCE under our Local Government umbrella.