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The role of councillor is becoming increasingly complex. Councillors have a range of important individual and collective responsibilities and obligations as part of a council. These include
There are resources available on this website to assist councillors carry out their duties, including
Council and councillor resources developed by the Local Government Division can be found on the Resources for Councils and Councillors page.
Information is also available to assist councillors’ understanding of broader local government issues, such as
To find out more about councillor resources, including education and training provided by the Local Government Division
Other organisations provide a range of resources to support councils and councillors.
The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is the peak body responsible for local councils in Tasmania. Councils pay a fee to be a member of LGAT, in return LGAT
The Tasmanian Electoral Commission (TEC) and the Electoral Commissioner supervise local government elections. To do this, the TEC
The TEC provides detailed election information for voters and for people who wish to run as a candidate for local government. It also announces the outcome of council elections and provides information on vacancies which arise outside election periods.
Specific support is available for women in local government, including
View the Women in local government page for more information.