Record Keeping Awareness for Elected Members

Professional Development
Wednesday, 21 August, 2024
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual classroom via Zoom

$240 (plus GST) 

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Recordkeeping in Local Government is not just a legislative requirement. It is necessary for efficient and effective operations, informed decision-making, accountability and transparency, and preservation of local history. Elected Members have an important responsibility to create and capture records related to the performance of their functions. This course introduces Elected Members to Local Government recordkeeping requirements, how they relate to Elected Members and how to fulfill your recordkeeping responsibilities. 

Target Audience

This short course provides Elected Members with an understanding of their recordkeeping responsibilities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the importance of recordkeeping in Local Government; 
  • Comprehend the legislative framework and requirements of the Local Government Act 1995, State Records Act 2000 amd Freedom of Information Act 1992
  • Identify what is a corporate record and what is not; 
  • Understand your recordkeeping responsibilities and how to keep appropriate records; 
  • Develop familiarity with the ways Local Government records can be accessed. 

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

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Wednesday, 21 Aug 2024 Virtual 1:00PM - 3:30PM

$240 (plus GST) 

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