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Governance update: local government reforms

Dec 6, 2019
The Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 introduced a range of new reforms when it was passed by Parliament in June 2019.
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Panel appointed to help develop new Local Government Act for WA

Nov 6, 2019
Local Government Minister David Templeman today announced the formation of an expert panel to progress the development of a new Local Government Act for Western Australia.
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Elections herald a new era in local government

Oct 31, 2019
The local government elections held on 19 October herald a new era for local government in WA — and the culmination of two years’ behind-the-scenes work by staff at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
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Landmark local government reform brings councils into the 21st century

Jun 27, 2019
Landmark local government reforms passed by State Parliament will bring councils into the 21st century as the first reforms resulting from the Local Government Act review.
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Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
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Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Apr 18, 2019
​In June 2017, the McGowan Government announced a review of the Local Government Act 1995 (LG Act).
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Ministerial Circular 04 2018

Dec 21, 2018
With the end of the year rapidly approaching, it is timely to reflect on a busy 2018 and what promises to be an equally busy 2019.
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