Governance/Local Laws


Governance/Local Laws Service

WALGA's Governance and Local Laws division offers comprehensive guidance and solutions for the creation and administration of Local Laws.

Through our subscription service, Members can access a suite of electronic resources tailored to assist Local Governments and Elected Members in navigating the complexities of decision-making and ensuring adherence to the Local Government Act. 

Our aim is to empower Local Governments with efficient tools and expert advice, facilitating smoother governance processes and promoting regulatory compliance.

Subscription Service

At WALGA, our Local Laws Manual serves as a comprehensive guide, covering all aspects of making and managing Local Laws. With our subscription service, Members gain access to the latest regulations and best practices. 

This resource empowers you to serve your community effectively. By choosing WALGA's Subscription Service, you'll make informed decisions while saving time and resources.

Enquire today to simplify your Local Laws management and take the first step towards better community outcomes.

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Features of this service

Our Local Laws Manual is designed as a comprehensive resource to aid Local Governments in the creation and management of Local Laws. The Manual content is written in plain English, but the commentary is not intended as a substitute for legal advice or as a definitive authority on any particular subject.

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

The Forms and Pro Formas service provides vetted adaptations of all forms prescribed under the Local Government Act, together with information and policies covering a range of issues.

The Councillor's Manual is 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.

The Councillor's Manual offers comprehensive information to help Elected Members understand and fulfill their roles effectively, complementing our Elected Member Development Framework training program.

Collates a range of tools and templates to assist Local Governments in implementing good governance practices.


Our Expertise

Empowering Local Governments with Expertise

Experience our Complete Guide to the Local Government Act and Local Laws subscription service, a premier resource offering comprehensive electronic, searchable information. Our team of experts is committed to delivering the latest regulations and best practices, empowering you to make informed decisions for the benefit of your community.

To contact the WALGA team please call 1300 366 956 (between 8:30am and 4:30pm AWST) or complete the form below.

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