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New disability parking regulations
24 November 2014
The Local Government (Parking for People with Disabilities) Regulations 2014 repeal and replace the Local Government (Parking for Disabled Persons) Regulations 1988 and come into effect on 1 December 2014.
Applications open for regional age-friendly communities grants
20 November 2014
Applications open for regional age-friendly communities grants
Connect e-newsletter October 2014
6 November 2014
This month has marked a milestone for metropolitan local government reform with the State Government releasing the Local Government Advisory Board report.
Upcoming public consultation: child care sector
8 October 2014
The state’s families and early education and care sector are being invited to provide feedback on the Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) that has been prepared as part of the 2014 Review of the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care.
Queensland council visit explores collaboration
24 September 2014
The Department of Local Government and Communities is exploring new ways to boost collaboration between councils and community groups following a visit from representatives of Queensland’s Logan City Council.
2013/14 IPR Assessment Results now available
5 September 2014
IPR Assessment Results now available
Governance Bulletin August 2014 - now available
7 August 2014
The Governance Bulletin August 2014 is now available online.
Director General’s Report - August 2014 now available
4 August 2014
The Director General’s Report – August 2014 edition is now available online. The report highlights the recent events and activities of the Department of Local Government and Communities.
Director General’s Report - June 2014 Edition is Now Available
27 June 2014
The Director General’s Report – June 2014 Edition is now available online. The report provides an update on the Department of Local Government and Communities recent activities.
Changes have been made to the Cost of Living Rebate for seniors
24 June 2014 - Media Statement
Changes have been made to the Cost of Living Rebate for seniors’ 24 June 2014
CLG nominations for asset management support closing soon
5 May 2014
Country local governments (CLGs) have until 16 May 2014 to register their interest in receiving support to improve their asset management capacity funded by the Department of Local Government and Communities.
April 2014 edition of Director General’s Report – Now Available
29 April 2014
The Director General’s Report provides an update on the Department’s activities and is now available online.
Governance Bulletin for April 2014 - Now Available
29 April 2014
The Governance Bulletin has real case studies and relevant information designed to help local governments meet the legislative requirements of the Local Government Act 1995 and its associated regulations.
LGAB public submission period closes
18 March 2014
The Local Government Advisory Board has received close to 20,000 submissions on proposed changes to Perth’s metropolitan local government boundaries.
February 2014 Edition of DG Report Now Available
26 February 2014
The Director General’s Report provides an update on the Department’s activities and is now available online.
Nominations now open - 2014 Community Services Excellence Awards
28 January 2014
The Community Services Excellence Awards recognise the important role that individuals and organisations in the community sector play in making a positive difference to people, families and communities through innovative and creative services.
Reminder for Local Governments Regarding Declarations of Office
13 January 2014
Local governments are reminded that anyone elected to a position on council was required to make a declaration of office within two months of either:
Are you bushfire ready?
2 December 2013
With the bushfire season upon us, a website has been developed with tips and advice for Western Australian communities across the State to ensure their homes are bushfire ready.
New manual for elected members now available: A Guide to Meetings
12 November 2013
The Department has released a new manual for elected members to support their effective participation in council and committee meetings.
Cat Act 2011 frequently asked questions now available online
28 May 2013
The Department has recently launched a list of frequently asked questions and answers to address a broad range of enquiries from local governments, members of the public, and industry on the upcoming Cat Act 2011 legislation.
Second edition of the Governance Bulletin available online
29 November 2012
The second edition of the Governance Bulletin is now available online.
Stage 3 of Accounting Manual Released
5 November 2012
The third stage of the Western Australian Local Government Accounting Manual is now available online under Publications.

 
 
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