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For councillors

Find out about your legislative requirements as a councillor and how you can best serve your community.

  • Councillor information

    Mayors and councillors must make open, transparent decisions and ensure strong governance and accountability. The department has developed information to help mayors and councillors meet their responsibilities and deliver strong leadership for Queensland communities.

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  • Training

    Information about online training modules for accountability, decision-making and other matters to help councillors deliver on the needs of our communities.

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  • Becoming a councillor

    By becoming a councillor, or even just running for election, you can make a positive difference to your local community.

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  • Queensland councillor complaints framework

    The Local Government Act 2009 and City of Brisbane Act 2010 provide processes for dealing with councillor complaints and councillors in Queensland who do not comply with their obligations under legislation.

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  • Other information sources

    Other helpful information for councillors.

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