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Timeframes and Scope


While the Review is continuing to progress, the current COVID-19 pandemic emergency will impact on timelines for final drafting, exposure bill consultation and progress through the Parliament. Information regarding adjusted timeframes will be confirmed with the sector and the community in due course

The Review will be conducted over four phases, as outlined in the diagram below.

There will be a number of opportunities for the community, the local government sector and other stakeholders to be involved in consultation through forums and the release of consultation papers at various stages. Consultation at the highest levels of Government will also occur, with the Review being a standing item on the Premier’s Local Government Council agenda.

Graphical image of phase 1 to 4 of Review


The Scope of the Review is outlined in the diagram below. The diagram also sets out matters that will not be considered as part of the Review.

Graphical image of the Review Scope