Learning and Development

The Local Government Act 2019 commenced on 1 July 2021.

Section 45 of the Act provides for professional development of council members. A council member must complete a training course within 12 months of each local government general election.

Online learning modules for council members

The Department is currently developing online learning for council members. If you are part of the focus group testing, please view the link below to access the online learning modules:

Introduction to the Code of Conduct

Welcome to the online training course for Introduction to the Code of Conduct. This course is designed for all new and existing council members, council committee members and local authority members, which provides you with information about the Code of Conduct.

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Intro Learning 

Understanding Conflicts of Interest

This course provides an introduction to conflicts of interest for council members, including understanding and managing conflicts of interests. It is recommended that you complete Introduction to the Code of Conduct before completing this course

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Conflict learning 

Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members

This course is designed for all new and existing council members, council committee members and local authority members, which provides you with information about your roles and responsibilities. This course will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete, and it is recommended you view the program at your own pace.

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Roles Learning

Last updated: 01 September 2021

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