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Local Government (Model Code of Conduct) Regulations 2020 - consultation

Nov 2, 2020

LG Alert

On 27 June 2019, the Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 was passed in Parliament. The Act includes a requirement for the introduction of a mandatory code of conduct for council members, committee members and candidates.
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Report reveals roadmap to local government reform

Aug 4, 2020

LG Alert

Local Government Minister David Templeman today released an expert report which outlines recommendations to guide the development of a new Local Government Act for WA.
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Governance update

Jun 26, 2020

LG Alert

The impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic have been felt by everyone.
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Local Government Act Review Phase One Regulations - Opportunity to Comment

May 19, 2020
The State Government is giving local governments the opportunity to comment on the Local Government Act Review Phase One Regulations.
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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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Council member training and candidate induction

Aug 12, 2019

Departmental Circular 8 2019

On 27 June 2019, the Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 was passed by the Western Australian Parliament, coming into effect on 6 July 2019.
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Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019

Jul 9, 2019

Departmental Circular 7 2019

​The Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 has received Royal Assent with some of the amendments taking effect immediately. As such, all local governments need to take action now to ensure they continue to comply with the requirements of the Local Government Act 1995.
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Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Apr 23, 2019

Ministerial Circular 1 2019

Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
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Local Government Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Apr 18, 2019

Departmental Circular 3 2019

​In June 2017, the McGowan Government announced a review of the Local Government Act 1995 (LG Act).
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