This Regulation, consisting of 351 sections divided into 15 Chapters and completed by eight Schedules, regulates the following issues: a) describes the boundaries of local government areas; b) describes the boundaries of any divisions; c) fixes the number of councillors for local governments and any divisions of local government areas; d) names local government areas; and (e) classifies local government areas as a city, town, shire or region. In addition, it establishes the classification of each local government area as mentioned in schedule 1, column 2. The classifications of local government areas are: town; shire; and region. The boundaries of each local government area, and any divisions of the area, are shown on its area map mentioned in schedule 1, column 3.Chapters deal with the following issues: Local government areas, names and representation; The business of local and indigenous governments; Rates and charges; Financial planning and accountability; Contracting; Monitoring and enforcing Local Government Acts; Administration; Other provisions, etc.
Authors and Publishers
Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel
Government of Queensland (Australia)