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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
Have Your Say on the Future of Caravan Parks and Camping Grounds
30 May 2014
Caravan users, campers, long-stay tenants and operators are invited to have their say on how to improve holiday park experiences.
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.
Submissions now open – Metropolitan Local Government Districts Inquiries
28 January 2014
Public submission allows anyone to lodge a submission about a proposal and can be completed online and forwarded to the Board.
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.
November 2013 Edition of the Director General’s Report
29 November 2013
The Director General’s Report provides an update on the Department’s activities and is now available online
Governance Bulletin - November 2013
29 November 2013
The Governance Bulletin for November 2013 is now available online.
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.
Amendments to Dog Act 1976
30 October 2013
On 24 October 2013 Parliament passed amendments to the Act and together with new regulations. The amendments will impact the community and local governments in a number of ways.
Governance Bulletin – August 2013 is now available
12 August 2013
This edition provides important information relating to the upcoming local government elections, risk management and a case study on the misuse of resources.
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.
Latest Director General’s Report Now Available
28 November 2012
The Director General’s Report provides an update on the Department’s activities and 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.
Counting down for the Cat Act 2011: 12 months to get ready
1 November 2012
Cat owners have 12 months to get ready by ensuring they have sterilised and microchipped their cats prior to 1 November 2013 when the entire Act takes effect.

 
 
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