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Useful resources

The Local Government Division’s website contains information sheets with further information related to this section, including:

The Local Government Act 1993 outlines legal requirements related to this section of the Good Governance Guide, including:

  • promoting the interests of the community (section 20);
  • consulting with the community (section 20 and section 66);
  • information requests (section 28); and
  • pecuniary interest (sections 48-56).

The Local Government (Meeting Procedures) Regulations 2015 provide a uniform and comprehensive set of rules for the conduct of council meetings, including key meeting procedure requirements.

Information in the form of written guides accompanying video scenarios on conflict of interest, both pecuniary and non-pecuniary, can be found on the Local Government Division’s website.

The Local Government Association of Tasmania's website contains the Councillor Resource Kit, which provides useful advice related to council meetings.

The Integrity Commission’s website provides information related to conflict of interest.

The Local Government Division and the Integrity Commission have produced the Managing Pecuniary and Non-pecuniary Interests Flowchart for your information.