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Local laws database

Search our database of local laws enacted by councils across Queensland.

Value of a penalty unit

A penalty unit is the basis for determining the penalty value associated with offences under most state laws, local government local laws and Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) issued under these laws.

Model local laws

The 2010 model local laws have been developed in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009.

How councils can use and manage drones (Remotely Piloted Aircraft)

The Queensland Drones Strategy (QDS) was released in 2018 to support the vision that Queensland is a world-leader in drone technology and application.

Foreign Arrangements Scheme

On 10 December 2020, the Australian Parliament passed the Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 (the Act).

Last updated: 22 Feb 2023