LG Reform - January Commencements

LG Reform - January Commencements

The LGA has released new information on its LG Reform portal relating to various reforms that are anticipated to commence in January 2022.
These include sections relating to Strategic Management Plans, Annual Business Plans and Budgets, Internal control policies, Auditor, Annual Reports and declaration of rates.
https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/member-services/local-government-reform/commencement-timelines-resources/reform-commencement-advice-pages/commencing-january-2022

 

Local Government reform and its potential impact on financial and asset management planning

The LGA has prepared an information sheet which provides an overview of the main impacts on financial and asset management planning. This information aims to assist councils to understand how the changes impact existing processes and poses some questions that councils may begin to consider in the lead-up to the commencement of the ESCOSA Rate Oversight Scheme:
https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/news-and-events/news/latest-news/local-government-reform-and-its-potential-impact-on-financial-and-asset-management-planning 

Reforms to the Local Government (Elections) Act

LGA Members can find information on reforms relating to the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 that commenced on 10 November 2021 on the LGA’s LG Reform portal: Commencing November 2021
The information contained on the page is an overview of the changes. The LGA will be updating its election materials and resources in the lead up to the 2022 local government elections to refer to these reforms.

LG Equip Zoom Information Session

The LGA is holding an online information session to summarise the changes that are expected to commence in January 2022 and allow members the opportunity to ask questions. Details are listed below.
LG Equip Zoom Information Session – Local government reforms commencing in January 2022
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022
Intended audience: CEOs, finance managers & governance staff
Registration details will be provided shortly.

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