University of Technology Sydney

49108 Local Government Powers and Practice

6cp; block; availability: all courses
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



Note: This subject is not suitable for international and/or exchange students unless they plan to practise in NSW.

This subject aims to provide the local government engineer with the necessary skills to operate within the legal framework of legislative requirements and procedures governing local government in NSW; provide appropriate knowledge of the law, to operate effectively within environmental, economic, social and physical constraints; and provide the knowledge and expertise to manage the environment in a practical and effective manner. It covers the history of local government in NSW, the local government engineer as a senior officer, the Local Government Act 1993 and companion legislation, Local Government Regulations and the Roads Act 1993.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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Fee information

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Access conditions

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