Local Authorities have been in place since 1 July 2014. In the Barkly Region there are seven (7) Local Authorities which include; Ali Curung, Alpurururlam, Ampilatwatja, Arlparra, Elliott, Tennant Creek and Wutunugurra.
Local Authorities have a range of roles including;
- Advising Council on service delivery plans for communities or local regions, and have input into Regional Management Plans
- Advising Council on specific Council community and social projects that impact on their community or region.
- Alerting Council to new and emerging issues affecting communities; and
- Ensuring Council considers the needs of the local community as part of the region.
Forms and Guidelines:
GUIDELINES: REGIONAL COUNCILS AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES
INFORMATION: STAKEHOLDER NOTICE TO SPEAK AT A LOCAL AUTHORITY MEETING
FORM: REQUEST TO SPEAK AT A LOCAL AUTHORITY MEETING
POLICY: LOCAL AUTHORITIES OPERATION POLICY