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For councillors

Please note:

  • The Local Government (Councillor Conduct) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2023 (the Bill) was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 15 November 2023. The Department is currently revising documents to align with the updated provisions of this Bill.

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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  • Other information sources

    Other helpful information for councillors.

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