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Governance Advisory Service Tools

This page provides a library of resources, templates and tools to support to Queensland councils on core governance policies, approaches and practices. 

The three key aims of this two-year funded position is to support Queensland local Governments in:

  • Developing a library of key policy, reporting and monitoring systems 
  • Support the implementation of good governance (best) practices in councils of varying sizes and
  • Work with individual councils to tailor documents, train staff and assist in the implementation and consistent adoption across councils.

To access the Governance Advisory Service resources and template on LG Central, please click here.

Policy Compliance Matrix

The Policy Compliance Matrix is a key reference document identifying Policies Councils are encouraged to either implement to support legislative compliance and/or support best practice governance.  Councils are encouraged to use this Matrix as a reference document when undertaking a governance health check. View the Policy Compliance Matrix.

LG Health Check

The LG Health Check is to provide a quick and simple assessment of a Councils status on the currency and compliance of their key policy and guiding documents in line with legislative requirements and best practice.  The Health Check is a preliminary step to capture a state of organisation in respect to key governance practices.  The aim is that this Health Check will provide insight on the focus and/or priority areas for planning purposes. Complete the LG Health Check.

Other Agency Tools

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