Inquiry into the Sustainability and Operational Challenges of Victoria's Rural and Regional Councils

Terms of Reference

Received from the Legislative Council on 6 May 2015:

To the Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee to  inquire into, consider and report, no later than 31 March 2016*, the sustainability and operational challenges of Victoria’s rural and regional councils, including but not limited to the following —

(a) local government funding and budgetary pressures;

(b) fairness, equity and adequacy of rating systems;

(c) impact of rate-capping policies;

(d) capacity for rural and regional councils to meet responsibilities for flood planning and preparation, and maintenance of flood mitigation infrastructure;

(e) maintenance of local road and bridge networks; and

(f) weed and pest animal control;

 

*The reporting date has been extended to 21 September 2017.

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Last Updated on Friday, 17 March 2017