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Local governments must comply with a range of statutory requirements prescribed by the Local Government Act 2009 and the Local Government Regulation 2012.

The checklists below are designed to assist local governments ensure they are complying with these requirements.

Governance

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Annual Report
A checklist to assist councils in the preparation of the new annual report disclosure requirements.
PDF icon 724 KB
Planning, financial management and accountability
A checklist to assist local government staff meet statutory obligations and timelines in relation to planning, financial management, providing public access to key documents, and internal audit functions.
Word icon 173 KB
Keeping registers and records
A checklist to assist local government staff meet statutory obligations and timelines in relation to keeping and publishing registers and records.
Word icon 91 KB
PDF icon 78 KB
Policies, processes and other matters
A checklist to assist local government staff meet statutory obligations and timelines in relation to policies, processes and other matters relating to the business of local government.
Word icon 93 KB
PDF icon 78 KB

Website publication

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Website publication requirements
A checklist to assist local government staff meet statutory guidelines and timelines in relation to providing online information to the public about local government decisions and processes.
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PDF icon 87 KB