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Morrison Low at a glance:

NZ Local Government Reform

Central government is proposing a number of reforms that will significantly  impact the role and focus of local government.  There is a need to ensure that the outcomes of this new approach to local government meet your communities' needs.

Here are some initial areas we think councils can get started ahead of the reforms.

Read in full here.

Are your delegations up to date and ready by December?

NSW councils must review their delegations during the first 12 months of each term of office. This is a requirement of section 380 of the NSW Local Government Act 1993 (LGA), which means councils must review their delegations by 4 December 2022.

NSW local councils must also review their organisation structure by 4 December 2022, within 12 months of the held election, in order to meet the requirement of section 333 of the LGA.

The timely review of a council’s delegations of functions and authority is critical to council’s effective and efficient governance. 

Read the full article here.