Review of Council By-Laws

Consultation has concluded

The opportunity to review by-laws is available every 7 years!

Council’s current By-Laws are due to expire on 1 January 2015.  We are therefore initiating a review process in accordance with the Local Government Act, to ensure we have new by-laws in place when the current ones expire. To be operable by 1 January 2015 the new by-laws must be adopted and gazetted by September 2014. The following Draft By-Laws are now available for public consultation:

To get involved and have your say:

As an initial stage in this review process, we are inviting your input. We would value your comments in relation to the practical application of the current suite of by-laws and also whether you see any gaps or deficiencies in them.  

Consultation closes 25 July 2014



The opportunity to review by-laws is available every 7 years!

Council’s current By-Laws are due to expire on 1 January 2015.  We are therefore initiating a review process in accordance with the Local Government Act, to ensure we have new by-laws in place when the current ones expire. To be operable by 1 January 2015 the new by-laws must be adopted and gazetted by September 2014. The following Draft By-Laws are now available for public consultation:

To get involved and have your say:

As an initial stage in this review process, we are inviting your input. We would value your comments in relation to the practical application of the current suite of by-laws and also whether you see any gaps or deficiencies in them.  

Consultation closes 25 July 2014



Consultation has concluded
  • Clarification - Local Government Land By-Law

    by Retired user2, almost 5 years ago
    Aami stadium aka footy park

    The revised Local Government Land Council By-law -is not proposing to close the lake to all activities.  

    The By-law simply gives Council the legal framework and process to be able to close the lake if Council believes that it is appropriate at some time in the future.  For example National Rowing regattas are occasionally held on the main boating lake and they have requested that that section of the lake be closed while their races are on.  This bylaw will give us the ability to do that.  If Council gets approached to close the lake for any reason a comprehensive community consultation...

    The revised Local Government Land Council By-law -is not proposing to close the lake to all activities.  

    The By-law simply gives Council the legal framework and process to be able to close the lake if Council believes that it is appropriate at some time in the future.  For example National Rowing regattas are occasionally held on the main boating lake and they have requested that that section of the lake be closed while their races are on.  This bylaw will give us the ability to do that.  If Council gets approached to close the lake for any reason a comprehensive community consultation process will occur before any decision is made, where all effect parties will have the opportunity to provide feedback.  The lake is an open public space and Council will only consider restricting its use or closure where there is strong community demand or to address safety concerns.


  • Open evening, come on in!

    by Retired user2, about 5 years ago
    Welcome yellow

    Come along to the open evening, review the By-Laws, talk to Council Members and staff and provide your feedback.

    Tuesday 8 July 2014, drop in between 5-7pm, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville

    Light refreshments will be provided.

    Come along to the open evening, review the By-Laws, talk to Council Members and staff and provide your feedback.

    Tuesday 8 July 2014, drop in between 5-7pm, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville

    Light refreshments will be provided.