Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill
Organisation: Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives On behalf of: Governance and Administration Committee
For release: 20 April
Submissions open on the Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill
The Governance and Administration Committee is accepting public submissions on the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill.
This bill aims to:
• restore the purpose of local government to be "to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of communities"
• restore territorial authorities' power to collect development contributions for any public amenities needed as a consequence of development
• make a minor modification to the development contributions power.
Tell the Governance and Administration Committee what you think Send your submission on the bill by midnight on 25 May 2018.