Misbehaving local councillors in Victoria to face lengthy bans under harassment laws shake-up

Misbehaving local councillors in Victoria to face lengthy bans under harassment laws shake-up

Updated May 23, 2018 12:12:01 Misbehaving councillors and mayors found guilty of gross misconduct could be disqualified from running for up to eight years, under a proposed shake up of the local government act in Victoria. The Andrews Government is introducing a bill into parliament which it said would modernise …

Queensland mayors, councillors suspended over charges

Queensland mayors, councillors suspended over charges

Updated May 21, 2018 17:21:54 Photo: Mayors Luke Smith and Andrew Antoniolli are among those suspended. (ABC/AAP) Related Story: Mayors, councillors face suspension as new laws passed in Qld Parliament Four Queensland mayors and one councillor have been immediately suspended following the passing of reforms to local government legislation. Logan …

Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Suspension likely for five councillors after Queensland Parliament passes new local government laws

Updated May 17, 2018 18:58:59 Photo: Mayors Luke Smith and Andrew Antoniolli are likely to be suspended by the Local Government Minister. (ABC/AAP) Five Queensland mayors and councillors, including Logan Mayor Luke Smith and Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli, are facing immediate suspension under new laws passed in State Parliament. The …