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Local government local laws

Queensland local governments make a range of local laws. The Local Government Act 2009 and City of Brisbane Act 2010 empower local governments to make local laws suitable to their needs and resources to achieve the purpose and principles of local government.

National Competition Policy guidelines are available under Statutory guidelines.

Model local laws

Model local laws may be approved by the Minister for Local Government as suitable for incorporation by all local governments into their local laws.

Local laws database

Search our database of local laws enacted by councils across Queensland.

How councils can use and manage drones (Remotely Piloted Aircraft)

The Queensland Drones Strategy (QDS) was released in 2018 to support the vision that Queensland is a world-leader in drone technology and application.

Foreign Arrangements Scheme

On 10 December 2020, the Australian Parliament passed the Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 (the Act).

Last updated: 17 Aug 2022