The structure of WALGA is designed to ensure we remain representative of our Members. The structure also enables us to work efficiently and effectively in meeting our goals.

Operational Structure

Our operational structure is comprised of a number of internal business units who undertake either policy and advocacy work on behalf of the Local Government sector, or offer services to assist Local Governments to perform their duties.

Subscriptions Services

Subscription areas include:

Policy, Advice and Advocacy

Policy, Advice and Advocacy areas include:


WALGA operates a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) trading as WALGA Training (RTO Code 51992) to deliver training services to Local Government Officers and Elected Members.

Governance Structure

Our Governance structure is comprised of the following bodies:

State Council

State Council is the decision making representative body of WALGA, responsible for sector-wide policy making and strategic planning on behalf of Local Government.


Zones are groups of geographically aligned Member Local Governments, responsible for direct elections of State Councillors, providing input into policy formulation and providing advice on various matters.