Letter to Cr Cynthia Watson Mayor of the City of Boroondara on 17th July 2020. Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s Proposed Budget for 2020-2021. While these consultations are a requirement under the legislation, we ask that the Council move beyond mere compliance to put in place a consultative […]
We wish to express our concern over provisions in the Local Government Act 2020 relating to electoral systems in local government. This new legislation gives the Local Government Minister significantly expanded powers to alter the existing arrangements and to replace multi-member representation with single ward systems. We see this as a backward step that will […]
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Independent Review of the EPBC Act made April 2020.
An opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed Local Government Bill 2019 that the Victorian Government is planning to table in Parliament in the near future. This bill is the successor of the Local Government Bill 2018 which lapsed following the recent Victorian State elections.
This booklet contains submissions that Lighter Footprints has made to reviews and inquiries by Governments at the Federal, State and local levels from July 2018 to July 2019.
Lighter Footprints welcomes the release on 10 April 2019 by The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) of its Preliminary Report as part of its regular electoral representation review of the City of Boroondara; and appreciates the further opportunity to comment on this matter.
Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s Proposed Budget for 2019-20 which gives insights into the priorities and operations of our Council. We see the invitation as a significant contribution to democracy in local government.
An opportunity to make a submission to the regular electoral representation review of the City of Boroondara that the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) is required to conduct under the Victorian Local Government Act 1989.
Lighter Footprints welcomes the opportunity to comment on the City of Boroondara’s draft revised Council Plan for 2017-21 and proposed Budget for 2018-19. These two documents together with other strategic, planning and action documents give important insights into the priorities and operations of our Council. We see the invitation for the community to have their […]
An opportunity to contribute to the 12-month review of the Tree Protection Local Law which has been in place since 26 November 2016, replacing an earlier Local Law that commenced in 2006. This review derives from a resolution taken by the Council when the local law was approved in 2016.
Submission by Lighter Footprints Inc to the Council’s request for comment on its draft Community Plan.