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Resources for CEOs and council officers


Governance policy templates

Log in to LG Central to access further governance policy templates.

Compliance checklists

Log in to LG Central to access a variety of checklists to support annual reporting, budgets, rates and more.

Finance information

Log in to LG Central to access information on annual financial reporting, local government borrowings program, financial arrangements and more.

Tropical financial statements

To assist local governments, the department prepares a set of illustrative annual financial statements each year. These statements are commonly referred to as ‘Tropical’ and are updated each year to reflect new and amended Australian Accounting Standards and other relevant legislative requirements. These statements are available on LG Central.

Statutory forms

Log in to LG Central to access forms and certificates for the below matters approved by the Director-General of the department for use under the relevant provisions of the Local Government Act 2009 and the City of Brisbane Act 2010 and associated regulations.

  • Register of interest forms
  • General purpose financial certificates
  • Orders to enter property
  • Warrants to enter property

Local laws information and database

View the model local laws and a database of all local laws from councils across Queensland.

Other website information

Last updated: 02 Apr 2024