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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Fair and transparent decision making

Good decision making is central to good governance. Sound decision making improves the transparency and accountability of your council, and increases the likelihood that council decisions are in the best interests of the entire community. The use of sound decision making processes will help council decisions to withstand scrutiny by regulators, courts, the media, and those affected by decisions.1

The following webpages provide guidance on good decision making principles:

The content of this section has been reproduced with permission from the Good Governance Guide © MAV, VLGA, LGV & LGPro 2012.