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On 1 January 2015, a number of changes were made to the process governing Council elections. The changes were largely brought in to further align the local government and State government electoral processes.
Other changes were made to give local governments more autonomy in the process, which is in line with the Government’s policy at the time to empower local governments to make local decisions in the best interests of their constituents.
The below link offers a quick reference guide providing a brief overview of the latest changes.
Click here to read the full guide.