Compulsory LG elections reduce risk of interest groups controlling outcomes
Lack of compulsory LG elections in WA contributes to maladministration, electoral misconduct and corruption risks including the LG electoral manipulation: see “Democracy and Its Crisis” by A.C. Grayling
Compulsory LG elections voting in Victoria, NSW, Queensland, Northern Territory (no LG in ACT)
Please email LG Minister Carey to request compulsory voting in WA LG elections and a LG Inspectorate to enforce the LG Act Minister.Carey@dpc.wa.gov.au
“What I Wish I Knew When I Became an Elected Member” Attendance by invitation only
Date: Sunday 27 June 2021 Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm Place: Tompkins Park, 642 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove, WA (Function Room) RSVP: required to firstname.lastname@example.org Entry: LGEMA Members – Free Entry: Non-Members – by donation Costs: Lunch and afternoon tea $20 LGEMA Bank Details: BSB 302-162, ACC 156 11 48 Program:Click here for the flyer Donor Support: City of Melville, through Mayor George Gear
Anyone who is thinking of standing for Council – this is for you
Anyone who has been an Elected Member, you can contribute through your insights
Anyone who is an Elected Member, you can contribute by sharing your insights and you might also learn some things your training has not covered
And of course, LGEMA members can hardly stop talking and sharing stories when they get together
Support LGEMA by bringing along new members and join us for our next LGEMA get together.
3 – 5 Current Elected Members from the same Council joining at the same time
6 or more Current Elected Members from the same Council joining at the same time
Former Elected Member
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