A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.
Presented to the Minister for Racing and Gaming
Information for local governments in relation to the Liquor Control Act 1988 and the development of a local liquor policy.
Desktop review of live music venues in Western Australia.
In 2017 the State Government announced a review of the Local Government Act 1995 — the first significant review since the Act was introduced more than two decades ago.
For the year ended 30 June 2018
For the year ended 30 June 2019.
For the year ended 30 June 2020.
To assist local governments with the preparation of their budgets, the department has prepared this factsheet on the budget process.
Plan on a Page
Consultation on proposed reforms
Recommendations for a new Local Government Act for Western Australia
The Local Government Standards Panel (the Standards Panel) is the primary standards panel established under Part 5 Division 9 and Schedule 5.1 of the Local Government Act 1995 (the Act).
The WA Constitution allows for a system of local government through the Local Government Act 1995.
Local Government Operational Guidelines
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