WALGA's Governance-specific website www.walgagovernance.com.au has now been incorporated into the new multipurpose WALGA website.  In addition to public and sector-wide information, this single website provides approved users access to all WALGA subscription services materials including Employee Relations, Governance/Local Laws Services and Procurement. 

All current users have a profile created on this new site according to their existing username email.

To access subscription content, use the 'Login' button in the menu above or click
here, use the email address that comprises your username and select 'forgotten password' and a password will be sent to this email address.

** Note: passwords will only be sent to those email addresses provided as usernames on the previous WALGA Governance site.


WALGA’s 'Complete Guide' to the Local Government Act and Local Laws is a subscription service providing Local Governments and  Elected Members to the following suite of electronic, searchable information:

Councillor's Manual

A comprehensive source of information to assist Elected Members understand and effectively perform their roles and functions. This service complements WALGA’s Elected Member Development Framework training program.

Practice Notes

Targeted specifically at Local Government senior managers and staff, this service provides advice and guidance on the practical application of the Local Government Act and Regulations.

Forms and Pro Formas

Provides vetted adaptations of all forms prescribed under the Local Government Act, together with additional forms, information and policies covering a range of issues.

Local Laws

Subscribers will have online access to information and guidance on the process for making, amending and repealing Local Laws and the complete suite of template Local Laws in a ready-to-adopt and legislatively compliant format.