Public Consultation – Proposal to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No 1) 2017

Public Notice

Local Government Act 2009


  1. Burdekin Shire Council (“Council”) has proposed to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No. 1) 2017 (the “proposed local law”).
  2. The purpose and general effect of the proposed local law is to ensure that persons do not threaten, insult or use abusive language to local government employees.
  3. Written submissions by any person in support of, or objecting to, the proposed local law are invited for a 21 day period commencing on Thursday 5 October 2017 and ending on 25 October 2017 (the “consultation period”).
  4. During the consultation period copies of the proposed local law will be made available at the Council Chambers, 145 Young Street, Ayr; the Burdekin Library, Graham Street, Ayr; and the Home Hill Library, Ninth Avenue, Home Hill during normal office hours or can be found on Council’s website
  5. Submissions must be received on or before 25 October 2017 stating—
    1. the grounds of the submission; and
    2. the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Submissions are to be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 974, Ayr or by email to

You can download the proposed local law using the link below:

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