These are current bulletins produced to inform councils on a range of matters.
For bulletins published prior to 2014 view our archived Local Government Bulletins. For superseded bulletins, contact the Department.
This bulletin is to advise local governments that a set of illustrative general purpose financial statements for Queensland councils (Tropical) for the year ending 30 June 2018 is available on the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affair’s website. This bulletin also notifies local governments about the changes to this year’s Tropical.
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform local governments that:
The new Councillor complaints system is anticipated to commence in December 2018.
This bulletin is to inform local governments of legislative amendments to retrospectively validate rates and charges levied by local governments that may not have complied with legislative requirements.
This bulletin is to advise local governments of:
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform local governments of legislative amendments to improve transparency and accountability in respect of local government election donation disclosure requirements.
This bulletin provides local governments with information to assist in complying with AASB 124 Related Party Disclosures.
This bulletin is to advise councils of the rates applicable to Commonwealth Government Securities as at 30 June 2017 for the purpose of discounting employee benefits under Australian Accounting Standard AASB119 Employee Benefits.
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform local governments of the commencement of the legislative amendments to change the arrangements for local government employee superannuation, including the introduction of choice of fund for local government employees.
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform local governments of legislative amendments that will allow them to give a rating category statement to a ratepayer who has consented to receive their rates notices electronically: