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New limits on the number of attendees at funerals

Jun 8, 2020
Restrictions on the number of people that can attend a funeral have changed.

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MyCouncil Website Data Update

Jun 2, 2017

Ministerial Circular 5 2017

Local government 2015-16 financial data will be available on the MyCouncil comparative website from Thursday 1 June 2017.
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Regulation Amendment Changes to Fixed Term Deposit Investment Period

May 17, 2017

Ministerial Circular 4 2017

I am pleased to advise that following feedback from the local government sector, the McGowan Government has responded to requests to change the period of time that local governments can invest in fixed term deposits.
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Country Local Government Fund — Youth Development Program 2016-17

Jan 25, 2017

Ministerial Circular 3 2017

Recently, I have had the privilege of awarding funding through the Country Local Government Fund – Youth Development Program to 25 local government scholarship recipients and 12 local governments to implement traineeship programs.
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Controlling Off-road Vehicles in Your Community

Jan 23, 2017

Ministerial Circular 2 2017

In light of recent off-road vehicle incidents across the State, local governments are reminded of the options available for controlling off-road vehicle use in the community.
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Local Government (Regional Subsidiaries) Regulations 2017

Jan 21, 2017

Ministerial Circular 1 2017

I am pleased to announce the introduction of the regional subsidiary model in Western Australia. This is a mechanism that local governments have sought for many years and the necessary changes have now been enacted.
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