Module 2 - Legal Responsibilities (On-line)

Duration: Up to 2 hours
Investment: $240 incl GST. Group discounts can be found here. 
Delivery: On-line


Target Audience

Elected Members



By completing this mandatory training module, Council Members will gain an overview of their duties as a Council Member under the Local Government Act 1999 and related legislation. The module will describe the roles of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Minister for Local Government and the Ombudsman regarding individual and Council performance, with an emphasis on investigations of maladministration, corruption and misconduct.


Key Learnings

This 2 hour video will cover the following information:
  • Role of a Council Member
  • Delegations
  • General Duties
  • Code of Conduct for Council Members
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Register of Interests
  • Responsibilities concerning the provision of support and resources
  • Legal Protections for Council Members


External Oversight
  • Ombudsman SA
  • Independent Commissioner Against Corruption
  • Minister for Local Government
  • District Court



Additional Information

If you are enrolling on someone's behalf, please ensure after selecting 'Book Now' below, you use the first page to enter your details and the second page to enter the Elected Member's details.

The LGA Training Standard is available here.


We encourage you to watch the 'Welcome to Local Government' 2 minute video prior to undertaking this module.





Module 2 - Legal Responsibilities - On-line (2019 - 2020) Available until 31 May 2020