Local Government Act 2009
Councils are established by State legislation. In Queensland, Councils operates mainly under powers provided by the Local Government Act 2009. A copy of the Act may be viewed by following this link. http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/ACTS/2009/09AC017.pdf.
All about councils
Find out about what councils are, how they operate, what services they provide and how they plan for your area.
Rates and valuations
Find out who sets rates, how they are decided, and what types of rates and charges exist in Queensland.
Council's accountability to the community
Councils are accountable to you and the community. Find out about accountable and transparent local government and how to resolve issues about council decisions.