Good governance in local government requires councils to work towards:
Good governance is critical to forming and maintaining both internal and external relationships that are positive for all parties.
We provide sector-wide advice on governance issues and assist individual councils on a broad range of internal and external governance matters.
Council plan good practice guide
The Council plan good practice guide (Word - 525KB) contains information on:
- the purpose of the council plan (2013-17)
- the suggested framework and structure
It is not intended to be a universal approach as every council will have variations as to layout and content.
We are planning to benchmark council plans in 2013 and to identify showcase councils as a means of sharing knowledge across the sector.
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