The Governance subscription content is only accessible to users from subscribing Councils who have been approved access.

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

Features of this service

Decision Making in Practice Toolkit
The Toolkit currently includes Part 1 - Introduction to Local Government Decision Making, Part 2 - Delegations and Part 3 - Authorisations.
Good Governance in Practice
Collates a range of tools and templates to assist Local Governments in implementing good governance practices.
Councillor's Manual
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.
Practice Notes, Forms and Pro Formas
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.