The Tasmanian Government’s review of the Local Government Act is ongoing while the working group considers the responses and submissions to each of the Directions published in July this year.

Submissions closed on 30 September with close to 800 survey responses and 76 written submissions received.

If you are interested you can read the written submissions on the DPAC website here: http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/local_government/local_government_legislation_review2

The Australian Services Union submission is available here: http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/487671/Australian_Services_Union.pdf

The Government will now consider feedback before releasing its final policy position for a new local government legislative framework and further consultation will occur on draft legislation next year.

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