My council

Local government makes a big difference in our everyday lives. It defines the places we live, work and play.

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In Western Australia councils employ around 15,000 people and manage more than $40 billion worth of community assets.

Your local council provides a range of services to you every day, such as roads and footpaths, rubbish collection services, libraries, parks and playgrounds, community services and events, infrastructure and recreation facilities.

MyCouncil website

Visit the MyCouncil website to view, compare and share your council's financial information.

Find your local government on MyCouncil

Resolving a concern with your council

​​If you have a concern involving your local government you should attempt to resolve it directly with the local government in the first instance.

How you can resolve a concern with your council

Have your say

The department develops and amends acts and regulations within its responsibility. We undertake public consultations to ensure that the West Australian public has the opportunity to participate in the development of legislation.

Public consultations

Local laws

Local laws help local governments to govern their district. Local laws cover areas such as parking, public places and council meetings.

Search for a local law
Page reviewed 15 May 2019