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Differential rating and minimum payments — return to normal practise.
Financial hardship measures introduced by the State Government to protect Western Australian ratepayers hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, will be extended.
Following an announcement by the State Government, post-lockdown measures will come into effect from 12:01am Tuesday 27 April until 12.01am, Saturday morning 1 May.
The Australian National Flag should be flown at half-mast on Sunday, 25 April 2021, from dawn until noon.
The Shire of York's off-road vehicle area, also known as the York Motocross Track, is set to receive an upgrade with a $40,000 funding boost from the State Government.
This year marks 150 years since a system of local government was introduced in Western Australia.
The City of Bunbury is one of three local governments to receive State Government funding from the WasteSorted e-Waste grants program.
The Shire of Mingenew is about 100km south-east of Geraldton, covering about 2000 square kilometres.
Continuing Local Matters’ acknowledgement of 150 years of local government in WA, here are some lesser known facts about local governments from Dr Chris Berry.
The cities of Melville, Rockingham and Wanneroo are the first group of councils selected to take part in the Small Business Friendly Approvals Program.
Amanda O’Halloran’s career as local government Chief Executive Officer has taken her from one of the smallest in size — the Shire of Wandering — to one of the largest, the Shire of Derby West Kimberley, at more than 104,000 square kilometres.
The Shire of Katanning has been recognised for its outstanding contribution towards multiculturalism at the Western Australian Multicultural Awards 2021.
After months of low COVID-19 cases, Western Australians are confident returning to arts and cultural events – and many are making firm plans to do so.
The department is calling on organisations and local governments to show their commitment to reconciliation, by sponsoring a Reconciliation Week Street Banner.
The Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee is asking local governments to identify areas that could be considered for formal gazetting for off-road vehicle (ORV) use.
The Kimberley is the next Western Australian region set to benefit from the State Government's trial of a nearly $1 million Banned Drinkers Register (BDR) expected to start this May.
The State Government has released the first ever Cultural Infrastructure Framework for WA, outlining a roadmap for holistic cultural infrastructure planning and investment in the State until 2030 and beyond.
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Promoting responsible dog ownership and the future health and welfare of dogs.
The Cemeteries Act 1986 requires all deceased persons to be buried in proclaimed cemeteries administered by responsible trustees.
Information on permitted and prohibited areas for off-road vehicles.
The department is responsible for administering the Dog Act 1976 and the Cat Act 2011.
Helping to improve the capacity of local governments to respond to community demands and expectations, and improve levels of accountability and legislative compliance.
Providing support and advisory services to 139 local governments.
A list of acts and regulations relating the local government.
Facilitating good governance and compliance by monitoring, promoting and enforcing compliance.
WA Local Government Grants Commission and Advisory Board.
Information on rates setting for local governments.
The Local Government Act 1995 enables local governments to make local laws considered necessary for the good government of their districts.
A regional subsidiary is designed to be a convenient way for local governments to pool their resources and cooperate more closely with neighbouring districts.
Changes to the Local Government Act 1995 were passed by Parliament requires all council members to complete training within the first 12 months of being elected.
Current and ongoing initiatives to help strengthen all local governments across Western Australia.
The first significant reform of local government conducted in more than two decades.
A framework for local governments to establish local priorities linking to operational functions.
Information relating to inquiries into misconduct of local governments.
Partnering the State and local government sectors.
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