Making Local Laws (eLearning)


Making Local Laws is an interactive narrative-driven online course where the participant takes on the role of a Governance Officer in the fictional Local Government of the Shire of Westralia. The story begins with the participant being given a proposed Local Law. Through a series of interactive presentations, quizzes and videos, the participant will take the Local Law from proposed to made, to a level required of them by the Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation.

NOTE - Subscribers to the Local Laws Manual will receive a 20% discount. For more information on this subscription service contact the Governance and Strategy team on 9213 2093.

Target Audience

Suitable for those Officers working in Governance roles who will be required to deal with the creation of Local Laws, especially those Officers who are new to this role.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • understand the statutory requirements of making a Local Law
  • understand the requirements of the Local Government Act 1995
  • know what to include in Public Notification both State and Local
  • know how to publish a Local Law in the State Government Gazette; and
  • understand the role of the Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation in the Local Law process.


Self-paced (approx. 2 hours online).


Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).

Course Fees

$195.00 plus GST - Individual eLearning
Unlimited participants via an eLearning Subscription. Contact us for a quote.