Contribute to the Local Government Review

The Tasmanian Government’s review into the legislative and regulatory framework of Local Government aims to develop a more flexible, current and best-practice framework.

TasCOSS is preparing a submission that will include your voices, experiences and suggestions. The submission will focus on approaches to increase community engagement and participation; minimise red tape and administrative burdens, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of council services.

You can participate by taking our online surveys (complete those that are most relevant to you) or making your own submission:

  • Click here to comment on increasing democratic and community engagement, participation and confidence in local government.
  • If you are a social enterprise, not-for-profit organisation or have commercial dealings with local government, click here to comment on minimising the red tape and administrative burden on councils, businesses and the broader community.
  • Click here to take a survey on improving council services to the community and supporting greater innovation and effectiveness of those services.
  • If you’re interested in making your own submissionclick here for more information about the Review

Submissions are open until 5pm, Friday 1 March 2019. Our surveys close Friday 15 February 2019.

If you have queries about this survey or TasCOSS’s submission to the Local Government Review please contact Stephen Durney, Senior Policy Officer, on (03) 6169 9519 or email Stephen