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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Acing in accordance with the law

Throughout the process of managing risk, communication and consultation between your council and stakeholders should take place.

As stated in the About Good Governance section, good governance is law abiding. This is also a key characteristic of decision making: decisions must be consistent with relevant legislation or common law, and be within the powers of local government. 

Local government operates in a complex legislative environment and it is your responsibility to be familiar with the relevant legislation, which includes the: