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Transitioning to the new Act - are special meetings in limbo?

Australia - April 17 2020 A number of provisions contained in the Local Government Act 2020 (the 2020 Act) are now in force. They are the first of nearly 400 provisions which…

A New Local Government Act: A new agenda?

Australia - March 18 2020 After a long gestation period and some marathon sittings of Victoria’s Upper House, the Local Government Bill 2019 has finally been passed. It is…

Guy O’Connor

Council meetings and the spread of COVID-19

Australia - March 17 2020 The spread of COVID-19 has understandably led some Victorian councils to consider life without Council meetings. There is, for example, the…

Kate Oliver, Melanie Olynyk

Cyber Incident Management Plan

Australia - September 3 2019 Last month the Victorian Government released its Cyber Incident Management Plan (Plan). The Plan applies to all Victorian Public Sector bodies…

Why a Budget approach to declaring rates does not work

Australia - April 19 2018 Many Victorian councils are about to consider draft Budgets and authorise their public exhibition. Following the public exhibition of the draft Budget…