WALGA consults with its Members on a variety of topics to inform our advocacy and service offering to Members.

The scope of our requests for feedback reflects the range of operations conducted by Local Government.
Please see below for items for which we are currently seeking feedback from our Members.

Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas – Vehicle Access


The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage has released a revised version of Element 3: Vehicular Access, for targeted consultation, available here.

A number of significant changes to road standards are proposed, as well as refinements to performance principles and acceptable solutions. 

Comment is due on Thursday, 28 March to the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage

WALGA will be preparing a submission and would appreciate feedback by Thursday, 21 March. 

To submit comments or for more information, email Senior Planner, People and Place Chris Hossen.