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Act ushers in sweeping reform across Local Government

The Local Government Bill 2019 was passed through Parliament today and marks the beginning of a new era in Local Government. It is expected that the Bill will be granted royal assent by next week.

LGPro welcomes the new Act as it will be the catalyst for modernising, reforming and re-energising the entire sector.   

LGPro President Liana Thompson believes the new act will help drive genuine and far-reaching transformation of the sector by enabling and encouraging councils to be more entrepreneurial and innovative in the way they deliver services.

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LGPro media release - 17 March 2020

LGPro is pleased to be teaming with Maddocks Lawyers from March, to host a series of webinars and information sessions (online initially) to support metropolitan, regional and rural Councils throughout 2020. Stay tuned for updates and details on our website.