The objective of stage one of the Local Government Act review was to:
This reform delivers on the following principles which underpinned stage one of the review:
The department undertook consultation on the
topic of public notice during stage one of the Local
Government Act review consultation.
The following sections outline what was heard during consultation and how the feedback has informed changes to the Act.
On 1 August 2018 the State Government announced their policy positions on the stage one priority reforms, including their position on public notice requirements.
The following report provides further information on the findings from consultation and the Government’s decision regarding public notice by local governments:
Public notice policy position
On 27 June 2019, the Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2019 was passed by Parliament. This Amendment Act introduced changes to public notice requirements and information that must be made publicly available.
Local Government Act Review Consultation Paper
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