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Conflicts of interest management framework proposed in new Bill

Monday, 2 December 2019

The Electoral and Other Legislation (Accountability, Integrity and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2019 was introduced by the Attorney-General into the Queensland Parliament on 28 November 2019.

It contains some important proposed changes to the Local Government Act 2009, including a new proposed framework for managing conflicts of interests.

The LGAQ has referred the Bill to King & Company for advice and will be making a submission to the Economics and Governance Committee, which is examining the Bill.

Members are invited to provide input into the LGAQ submission (deadline Monday 6 January 2020) by emailing Stephan Bohnen, Lead - Intergovernmental Relations, and/or make direct submissions (deadline midday, Thursday 9 January 2020).

Further information about the Bill can be found on the DLGRMA website, including an information paper.

Local Government Association of Queensland
LG House, 25 Evelyn Street, Newstead Qld 4006


 

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