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Free course for new councillors - How to transition from campaigning to governing
Welcome to your course
Welcome to Locale Learning (1:02)
What will you learn in this course?
What is the structure of the course?
Where can you find current legislation referred to in this course?
Who is your course instructor?
Step 1: Understanding your duties as a councillor
What is your role as a local councillor?
What skills, knowledge and personal qualities will you need to succeed?
How do you take an oath of office or make an affirmation of office?
Step 2: Understanding the basics of the Local Government Act
What is the role of local government?
What governs how councils operate?
What is the role of Council staff?
Step 3: Becoming familiar with your ethical obligations
What are your ethical obligations as a councillor?
What is the Code of Conduct?
Why is the Code of Conduct important?
What happens if you fail to follow the Code of Conduct?
Step 4: Preparing for your first council meeting and knowing what to do under the Code of Meeting Practice
What is the Code of Meeting Practice?
What to do before your first Council meeting?
Step 5: Knowing your council's policy framework
What policies govern your decisions as a councillor?
Congratulations on completing your course
Summary of course actions
Continuing your leadership journey
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