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Guidance Papers

Guidance Paper No. 1 - Appointing a Chief Executive Officer (PDF 162 KB)

Guidance Paper No. 2 - Section 237 Removal of Vehicles (PDF 161 KB)

Guidance Paper No. 3 - Subsidiaries - Ministerial Approval (PDF 170 KB)

Guidance Paper No. 4 - Caretaker Conventions for Local Government Elections (PDF 172 KB)

Guidance Paper No. 5 – Community Land Revocation (PDF 211 KB)

Discussion Papers

Local Government (Rate Oversight) Amendment Bill 2018 Explanatory Paper (466 KB) and Local Government (Rate Oversight) Amendment Bill 2018

Local Government (Boundary Adjustment) Amendment Act 2017 - Explanatory Paper- March 2018 (PDF 328 KB)

Local Government (Boundary Adjustment) Amendment Bill 2016 - Explanatory Paper - August 2016 (PDF 637 KB)

Review of 2014 Local Government Elections - Discussion Paper and Table - September 2015 (PDF 213 KB)

Council Members' Personal Interests - Discussion Paper - December 2014 (PDF 175 KB)

Reports

Local Government Boundary Reform Board Final Report - September 1998 (PDF 1.8 MB)

Local Government in South Australia: Improving Governance - Discussion Paper - March 2012 (PDF 251 KB)

Community Engagement Handbook - March 2008 (PDF 1047 KB) provides councils with a model framework for effective planning and implementation of processes

Community Engagement Showcase - June 2007 (PDF 967 KB) highlights leading practice examples of councils engaging their communities

Report on Local Government Elections 2010 - November 2011 (PDF 100 KB)

Independent Review of Local Government Elections - Final Report - March 2008 (PDF 761 KB)

Report on Local Government Elections 2000 – February 2001 (PDF 328 KB)

Step This Way - Women at work in Local Government in South Australia - September 2008 (PDF 1220 KB) is a handbook to help South Australian councils to attract more women into leadership positions