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Local Government Act Review policy positions

Last updated: 20/09/2018 10:00 PM
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​Modernising local governmen​t

On 1 August 2018 the State Government Announced its policy positions on the priority reforms Act Review following a four month consultation period with the community and local government ​sector. Drafting of an Amendment Bill including the priority reforms is now underway.

Phase one addresses the below key areas: 

  • Meeting community expectations of standards, ethics and performance
  • Meeting public expectations for accountability, including gift disclosures
  • Electronic availability of information
  • Building capacity through introducing administrative efficiencies.

The discussion paper for phase one was released on 8 November 2017 and public consultation closed on 9 March 2018. View the submissions online.