Draft Local Government Bill consultation

The consultation period on the draft Local Government Bill has closed on 18 July 2019. All submissions will be reviewed before the Bill is further developed.

For information about the Bill, please email LGLaw.DLGHCD@nt.gov.au.

About the Bill

The draft Local Government Bill (1000.0 kb) aims to strengthen the Local Government Act 2008 to provide clarity on local government processes and to assist councils and local authorities with their work.

The Local Government Act 2008 has provided a strong governing model for the local government sector as the sector has developed over recent years, to include the introduction of local authorities for example. However, with this growth, key stakeholders have identified areas where the legislation could be strengthened to work more effectively for the benefit of Territorians, councils and local authorities.

Information sheet (188.0 kb)

Frequently asked questions (177.3 kb)

Audio information on the draft Bill in Aboriginal languages

Alyawarr (3.0 mb)Anindilyakwa (2.8 mb)
Anmatyerr (2.2 mb)Burrara (2.4 mb)
Central Arrernte (2.4 mb)Eastside Kriol (1.8 mb)
Gurindji (2.2 mb)Kunwinjku (3.0 mb)
Maung (2.4 mb)Modern Tiwi (2.4 mb)
Murrinh Patha (3.2 mb)Pintupi-Luritja (2.1 mb)
Pitjantjatjara (3.5 mb)Warlpiri (2.8 mb)
Warumungu (2.8 mb)Western Arrarnta (1.8 mb)
Westside Kriol (2.0 mb)Yolngu Matha (2.9 mb)

Last updated: 15 August 2019


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