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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Useful resources

The Local Government Division's website contains a range of information sheets, which help to clarify sections of the Local Government Act. Some of the information sheets specific to this section include:

The Local Government Division’s website also contains a series of training video scenarios. The video entitled A Balancing Act reflects on the use of power and authority in relation to council officers.

The Local Government Association of Tasmania  provides resources that are relevant to understanding your role, including a Mayoral Handbook and a Councillor Resource Kit.

You can access the Local Government Act 1993 on the Tasmanian Consolidated Legislation Online webpage